1818 - 08/23/1895

DOBBINS, William J., a Representative from Schuylkill County; born, 1818 in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa.; cabinet maker; drug store clerk; elected as Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1850 and 1851 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1852 term; employed, Pennsylvania Railroad (4 years); distiller; ice dealer; engaged, real estate; elected, common council, Peoria, Il. (1883); died, August 23, 1895 in Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois; interred, Springdale Cemetery and Mausoleum, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois.

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