08/17/1803 - 07/13/1887

OWEN, Eleazar, a Representative from Perry County; born, August 17, 1803 in Pennsylvania; farmer; postmaster, United States Postal Service, Duncannon, Pa. (1830-1833); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1845; elected, justice of the peace, Wheatfield Township (1855-1869); unsuccessful campaign, auditor, Perry County (1875); appointed, supervisor, Wheatfield Township (1881-1884); died, July 13, 1887 in Wheatfield Township, Perry County, Pennsylvania; interred, Snyder’s Cemetery, New Bloomfield, Perry County, Pennsylvania.

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