05/04/1828 - 02/06/1901

HARRISON, Edmund George, a Representative from Bucks County; born, May 4, 1828 in Hulmeville, Bucks County, Pa.; private, Company G, 43rd Regiment, First Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery (1863, Civil War); Quartermaster, Company S, 43rd Regiment, First Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery (1863, Civil War); land surveyor; elected as a Whig to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1855 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1856 term; conveyancer, real estate and insurance agency (1870-1886); notary public (1876); superintendent, Hulmeville School (1876); proprietor, Delaware Valley Advance (1877); deputy director, Internal Revenue (1879); postmaster, United States Postal Service, Asbury Park, NJ (1892-1896); president, New Jersey Road Association (1895); special agent engineer, Bureau of Public Road inquiries, United States Department of Agriculture (1896-1901); died, February 6, 1901 in Washington, DC; interred, Beechwood Cemetery, Bensalem, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

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