06/24/1812 - 08/27/1890

PIOLETT, Victor Emile, a Representative of Bradford County; born, June 24, 1812 in Wysox, Bradford County, Pa.; colonel, Pennsylvania State Militia; appointed, paymaster and major, United States Volunteer Army, (1846-1849, Mexican War); contractor, North Branch Canal; farmer; postmaster, United States Postal Service, Wysox (1838); gubernatorial appointee, superintendent, North Branch Canal (1839-1841); farmer; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1846 and 1847 terms; unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1864); proprietor, Schrader Manufacturing and Mining Company; unsuccessful campaign, United States Senate (1855); railroad construction, New Jersey (1855-1856); private secretary to President James Buchanan (1856-1857); elected, delegate, Democratic National Convention (1864); superintendent, railroad construction, Lackawanna Junction, Pa. to Waverly, NY (1866-1869); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Treasurer (1875); died, August 27, 1890 in Wysox, Bradford County, Pennsylvania; interred, Brick Church Cemetery, Wysox, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. 

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