02/07/1787 - 09/04/1870

HUMMEL, Valentine, a Representative from Dauphin County; born, February 7, 1787 in Hummelstown, Dauphin County, Pa.; engaged, saddlery and harness business; engaged, lumber business; engaged, real estate; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1822-1823 term; reelected to the House to serve the 1823-1824 and 1824-1825 terms; appointed, associate judge, Dauphin County (1827-1837); unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1830); elected, school board, Harrisburg; reelected to the House to serve the 1840 term; trustee, Harrisburg Academy; elected, president, Harrisburg Bank (1868-1870); died, September 4, 1870 in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; interred, Harrisburg Cemetery, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. 

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