06/09/1782 - 09/24/1846

SHENK, John, a Representative from Berks County; born, June 9, 1782 in Berks County, Pa.; engaged, manufacturing; postmaster, United States Postal Service, Hamburg, Pa. (1830-1841); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1841 and 1842; died, September 24, 1846 in Hamburg, Berks County, Pennsylvania; interred, Saint John’s Cemetery, Hamburg, Berks County, Pennsylvania. 

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