12/26/1816 - 01/23/1900

BERGSTRESSER, Samuel Auchmuty, a Representative from Northumberland County; born, December 26, 1816 in Union County, Pa.; millwright (1834-1846); proprietor, general merchandise business (1846-1869); elected as a Whig to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1853 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1854 term; elected, delegate, Republican National Convention (1860); owner, S.A. Bergstresser and Company, hardware store (1870-1883); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1873); died, January 23, 1900 in Mount Carmel, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania; interred, Mount Carmel Cemetery, Mount Carmel, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.

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