02/23/1780 - 03/28/1858

BREWSTER, Jonah, a Representative from Luzerne and Susquehanna Counties; born, February 23, 1780 in Killingly, Windham County, Ct.; clerk to the commissioners, Susquehanna County (1813); elected, commissioner, Susquehanna County (1814-1816); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1816-1817, 1817-1818, 1818-1819 and 1819-1820 terms; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1820); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1822-1825); agent, Tioga Mutual Insurance Company (1825-1829); commissioner, Williamsport-Lawrenceville Turnpike (1829-1831); elected, register and recorder, Tioga County (1831-1833); elected, prothonotary, Tioga County (1831-1836); appointed, associate judge, Tioga County (1840-1849); elected, delegate, National Democratic Convention (1844); died, March 28, 1858 in Wellsboro, Tioga County, Pennsylvania.

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