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Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1840 Representative Democrat
1841 Representative Democrat
1842 Representative Democrat
Counties Lehigh

Biography

11/08/1790 - 03/08/1869


FOGEL, Benjamin, a Representative from Lehigh County; born, November 8, 1790 in  Fogelsville, Lehigh County, Pa.; brigadier general, Pennsylvania Militia; farmer; elected, coroner, Lehigh County (1824-1828); elected, auditor, Lehigh County (1829-1833); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1840 term; reelected to the House for the 1841 and 1842 terms; postmaster, United States Postal Service, Fogelsville (1841-1852); died, March 8, 1869 in Fogelsville, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania; interred, Saint John’s United Church of Christ Cemetery, Fogelsville, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.