1805 - 01/05/1877

BONSALL, William, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, 1805; foreman, The Commercial List (1829-1835); printer, the Pennsylvanian (1832-1850); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1840, 1841, and 1842 terms; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1842); clerk, Philadelphia Water Department (1851-1857); secretary and treasurer, Citizens’ Passenger Railway Company (1858-1877); unsuccessful campaign, select council, Philadelphia (1860); died, January 5, 1877 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Mount Peace Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

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