07/19/1820 - 09/08/1902

RAUCH, Edward H., a Clerk from Carbon County; born, July 19, 1820 in Lititz, Lancaster County, Pa.; captain, Company H, 11th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861-1862, Civil War); cabinet maker (1835-1844); appointed, clerk, prothonotary’s office, Lancaster County (1845-1848); appointed, deputy register of wills, Lancaster County (1848-1852); proprietor, Lehigh Valley Times (1854-1857); owner, Mauch Chunk Gazette (1857-1860); elected, transcribing clerk, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1859); elected, Chief Clerk, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (January 4, 1860-January 7, 1863); owner and operator, Father Abraham, Lancaster (1864-1873); owner and editor, Carbon County Democrat (1878-1902); died, September 8, 1902 in Mauch Chunk (now, Jim Thorpe), Carbon County, Pennsylvania; interred, Mauch Chunk Cemetery, Jim Thorpe, Carbon County, Pennsylvania.

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