11/22/1804 - 10/12/1864

HELFFENSTEIN, Dr. Abraham Ernest, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, November 22, 1804 in Pennsylvania; M.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1826; physician; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1838-1839 and 1840 terms; elected, vaccine physician, Kensington (1841); elected, controller, board of public schools, Philadelphia (1841-1842); elected, director, Kensington Public Schools (1843); died, October 12, 1864 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. 

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