12/16/1786 - 10/27/1863

Luzerne County (1841), Luzerne and Wyoming County (1842)

CORTRIGHT, Andrew, a Representative from Luzerne and Wyoming Counties; born, December 16, 1786 in Luzerne County, Pa.; farmer; elected, commissioner, Luzerne County (1830); vice president, Luzerne County Democratic Committee (1838); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1841 and 1842 terms; postmaster, United States Postal Service, Beach Grove (1847); died, October 27, 1863 in Salem, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; interred, Beach Grove Cemetery, Beach Haven, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. 

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