1799 - 04/16/1887

BARR, William, a Representative from Cumberland County; born, circa 1799 in Mercersburg, Franklin County, Pa.; merchant; postmaster, United States Postal Service, Newville (12 years); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1841; appraiser, United States Appraiser’s Office, Philadelphia (4 years); elected, Democratic State Convention (1852); elected, secretary and council, Newville; justice of the peace, Newville (10 years); died, April 16, 1887 in Newville, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

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