03/20/1790 - 05/14/1855

COLT, William, a Representative from Columbia County; born, March 20, 1790 in Erie County, Pa.; manager, Danville Bridge, Susquehanna River; contractor, North Branch Canal; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1838-1839 term; reelected to the House for the 1840 term; co-owner, Colt and Donaldson, merchants; coal operator; died, May 14, 1855 in Danville, Montour County, Pennsylvania; interred, Episcopal Cemetery, Danville, Montour County, Pennsylvania.

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