02/02/1804 - 04/14/1870

BRIGHT, Edward Y., a Representative from Northumberland County; born, February 2, 1804 in Pennsylvania; building contractor; dry goods merchant; elected, prothonotary, Northumberland County (6 years); unsuccessful campaign, register and recorder, Northumberland County (1842); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1844 term; reelected to the House for the 1845 and 1846 terms; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1848); elected, burgess, Sunbury; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1861); died, April 14, 1870 in Sunbury, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania; interred, Sunbury Cemetery, Sunbury, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. 

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