02/07/1778 - 12/26/1838

CASSAT, Jacob, a Representative from Adams County; born, February 7, 1778 in Straban Township, Adams County, Pa.; farmer; elected, commissioner, Adams County (1805); elected as a Federalist to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1820-1821 term; reelected to the House for the 1821-1822, 1822-1823 and 1823-1824 terms; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1824); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1837-1838); died in the office of the Senate, December 26, 1838 in Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania; interred, Great Conewago Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Straban Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania. 

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