12/17/1797 - 09/12/1861

BENTZ, Christian, a Representative from Lancaster County; born, December 17, 1797 in Elizabeth Township (now Clay Township), Lancaster County, Pa.; master stone mason; elected as a Whig to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1845 and 1846; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1847); died, September 12, 1861 in East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; interred, Brickerville United Lutheran Church Cemetery, Brickerville, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

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