Sessions Office Position District Party
1828-1829 Representative Democrat
1829-1830 Representative Democrat
1854 Representative Democrat
Counties Fayette, Westmoreland


05/15/1791 - 01/03/1864

Westmoreland County (1828-1830), Fayette and Westmoreland Counties (1854)

BYERLY, Benjamin, a Representative from Fayette and Westmoreland Counties; born, May 15, 1791 in Pennsylvania; farmer; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1828-1829 and 1829-1830 terms; elected, delegate, Democratic State Convention (1841); reelected to the House for the 1854 term; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House for the 1830-1831 and 1855 terms; died, January 3, 1864 in North Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania; interred, Long Run Presbyterian Cemetery, North Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

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