1800 - 08/20/1871

HART, George H., a Representative from Philadelphia City; born, circa 1800 in Hopewell, Mercer County, NJ; journalist; reporter and editor, United States Gazette, Philadelphia; elected as a Whig to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1848 term; reelected to the House to serve the 1850 term and 4 more subsequent terms thereafter; unsuccessful campaign, Speaker (1851); treasurer, Magnetic Telegraph Company; died, August 20, 1871 in Pennington, Mercer County, New Jersey; interred, Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

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