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Robert P. Casey, Governor (1932 - 2000)

Robert Patrick "Bob" Casey, Sr. (January 9, 1932—May 30, 2000) was an American politician from Pennsylvania. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the 42nd Governor of Pennsylvania fr...

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William Scranton, Governor, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations MP (1917 - 2013)

William Warren Scranton (born July 19, 1917) is a former U.S. Republican Party politician. Scranton served as the 38th Governor of Pennsylvania from 1963 to 1967. From 1976 to 1977, he served as Unit...

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George M. Leader, Governor MP

George Michael Leader (born January 17, 1918) served as the 36th Governor of Pennsylvania from January 18, 1955 until January 20, 1959. He is a member of the Democratic Party, and a native of York Co...

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John C. Bell, Jr., Governor (1892 - 1974)

. John Cromwell Bell, Jr. (October 25, 1892 – March 21, 1974) was an American lawyer, politician, and judge. He was the 18th Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania (1943–1947) before bec...

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Edward Martin, Governor, U.S. Senator (1879 - 1967)

) Edward Martin (September 18, 1879 – March 19, 1967) was an American lawyer and Republican party politician from Waynesburg, Pennsylvania. Martin was born at Ten Mile, Pennsylvania in 187...

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Arthur James, Governor (1883 - 1973)

) Arthur Horace James (July 14, 1883 – April 27, 1973) was an American lawyer, politician, and judge. A Republican, he served as the 14th Lieutenant Governor (1927-1931) and the 31st Governor ...

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George Earle, III, Governor (1890 - 1974)

George Howard Earle III (December 5, 1890 – December 30, 1974) was an American politician. He was a member of the prominent Earle family. Earle served as the U.S. Minister to Austria from 1933...

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John Stuchell Fisher, Governor (1867 - 1940)

John Stuchell Fisher (May 25, 1867 – June 25, 1940) was Pennsylvania's 29th Governor, a Republican. Life and career Fisher was born in South Mahoning Township, Pennsylvania, in 1867. F...

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Gifford Pinchot, Governor, 1st Chief of the U.S. Forest Service MP (1865 - 1946)

Gifford Pinchot (August 11, 1865 – October 4, 1946) was the first Chief of the United States Forest Service (1905–1910) and the 28th Governor of Pennsylvania (1923–1927, 1931...

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William Cameron Sproul, Governor (1870 - 1928)

William Cameron Sproul (September 16, 1870 – March 21, 1928) was the 27th Governor of Pennsylvania from 1919 to 1923. He was born near Octoraro and Andrew's Bridge, Colerain Township, Lancas...

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Martin Grove Brumbaugh (1862 - 1930)

Governor Pennsylvania Martin Grove Brumbaugh (1862-1930) January 15, 1915 - January 21, 1919 Republican Martin Grove Brumbaugh was Pennsylvania's World War I governor. Ironically, Brumbaugh c...

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John K. Tener, Governor (1802 - 1879)

John Kinley Tener (July 25, 1863 – May 19, 1946) was a Major League baseball player and executive and, from 1911 to 1915, served as the 25th Governor of Pennsylvania. Biography John ...

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Edwin Sydney Stuart, Governor (1853 - 1937)

Edwin Sydney Stuart (December 28, 1853 – March 21, 1937) was a Republican American politician who served as the Mayor of Philadelphia from 1891 to 1895 and as the 24th Governor of Pennsylvania...

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Gov. Samuel W. Pennypacker (1843 - 1916)

Samuel Whitaker Pennypacker (April 9, 1843 – September 2, 1916) was the 23rd Governor of Pennsylvania from 1903 to 1907. Samuel Whitaker Pennypacker was the fourth great-grandson of Abraham op...

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William A. Stone, Governor (1846 - 1920)

William Alexis Stone (April 18, 1846 – March 1, 1920) was the 22nd Governor of Pennsylvania from 1899 to 1903. Early life Stone was born in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania. In 1864, Stone enli...

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Daniel H. Hastings, Governor (1849 - 1903)

Daniel Hartman Hastings (February 26, 1849 – January 9, 1903) was the 21st Governor of Pennsylvania from 1895 to 1899. Although he was only 12 years old at the outbreak of the American Civil W...

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Brevet Brig. General James A. Beaver (USA), Governor (1837 - 1914)

James Addams Beaver (October 21, 1837 – January 31, 1914) was an American politician who served as the 20th Governor of Pennsylvania from 1887 to 1891. He also served as the acting president o...

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Robert E. Pattison, Governor (1850 - 1904)

Robert Emory Pattison (December 8, 1850 – August 1, 1904) was the 19th Governor of Pennsylvania from 1883 to 1887 and 1891 to 1895. Life and career Born at Quantico in Somerset County,...

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Brevet Brig. General Henry M. Hoyt, Sr. (USA), Governor MP (1830 - 1892)

Henry Martyn Hoyt, Sr. (June 8, 1830 – December 1, 1892) was the 18th Governor of Pennsylvania from 1879 to 1883, as well as a general in the Union army during the American Civil War. Early ...

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Brevet Maj. General John F. Hartranft (USA), Governor MP (1830 - 1889)

John Frederick Hartranft (December 16, 1830 – October 17, 1889) was the 17th Governor of Pennsylvania from 1873 to 1879 and a Union Major General who received the Medal of Honor for his action...

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Brevet Maj. General John W. Geary (USA), Governor, Territorial Governor MP (1819 - 1873)

Information about John W. Geary from Wikipedia John White Geary (December 30, 1819 – February 8, 1873) was an American lawyer, a Colonel in the Mexican War, politician, and a Union General in ...

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Andrew Gregg Curtin (USA), Governor (1817 - 1894)

Andrew Gregg Curtin (April 22, 1817 – October 7, 1894) was a U.S. lawyer and politician. He served as the 15th Governor of Pennsylvania during the American Civil War. Biography Curtin was ...

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William F. Packer, Governor (1806 - 1870)

William Fisher Packer (April 2, 1807 – September 27, 1870) was the 14th Governor of Pennsylvania from 1858 to 1861. His father was James Packer from Chester County, Pennsylvania and his mother...

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James Pollock, Governor (1810 - 1890)

James Pollock (September 11, 1810 – April 19, 1890) was the 13th Governor of the State of Pennsylvania from 1855 to 1858. Political career James Pollock graduated from the College of...

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William Bigler, Governor, U.S. Senator (1814 - 1880)

Governor of Pennsylvania, U.S. Senator William Bigler (January 1, 1814 – August 9, 1880) was the 12th Governor of Pennsylvania from 1852 to 1855, and later a U.S. Senator for the Democratic ...

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William F. Johnston, Governor (1808 - 1872)

William Freame Johnston (November 29, 1808 – October 25, 1872) was the 11th Governor of Pennsylvania from 1848 to 1852. A lawyer by training, Johnston became district attorney of Westmorelan...

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Gov. Francis R. Shunk (1788 - 1848)

Francis Rawn Shunk (7 August 1788 – 20 July 1848) was the tenth Governor of Pennsylvania from 1845 to 1848. Born into a poor family, Shunk served in the Pennsylvania militia during the War of ...

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Gov David Rittenhouse Porter (1788 - 1867)

David Rittenhouse Porter (October 31, 1788 – August 6, 1867) was the ninth Governor of Pennsylvania. He served from 1839 to 1845. Life Porter, the first governor under the State Constituti...

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Joseph Ritner, Governor (1780 - 1869)

Joseph Ritner (March 25, 1780 – October 16, 1869) was the eighth Governor of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, elected as a member of the Anti-Masonic Party. He was elected Governor of Pennsyl...

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George Wolf (1777 - 1840)

Pennsylvania's first statewide public school system began with the administration of Governor George Wolf. Born in Northampton County August 12, 1777, he was the son of George, a Lutheran German immigr...

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John Andrew Shulze, Governor (1774 - 1852)

John Andrew Shulze (July 19, 1774 – November 18, 1852) was a Pennsylvania political leader and the sixth Governor of Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Muhlenberg family political dynasty. ...

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Gov. Joseph Hiester, US Congress (1752 - 1832)

Joseph Hiester (November 18, 1752 – June 10, 1832) was the fifth Governor of Pennsylvania from 1820 to 1823. He was a member of the Hiester family political dynasty. Hiester was the son of Joh...

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William Findlay, Governor, U.S. Senator (1768 - 1846)

) William Findlay (June 20, 1768 – November 12, 1846) was the fourth Governor of Pennsylvania from 1817 to 1820, and was later a United States Senator. Biography He was born in Mercers...

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Gov. Simon Snyder (1759 - 1819)

Simon Snyder (5 November 1759 – 9 November 1819) was the third Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, serving three terms from 1808 to 1817. A Jeffersonian Democrat, he served three t...

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Thomas McKean, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1734 - 1817)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA - DELAWARE. DAR Ancestor # A077428 Thomas McKean (March 19, 1734 – June 24, 1817) was an American lawyer and politician from New Castle, i...

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Thomas Mifflin, Signer of the US Constitution, 11th President of the Continental Congress MP (1744 - 1800)

Thomas Mifflin , 10 January 1744 - 20 January 1800, was a merchant, member and 11th President of the Continental Congress, a Revolutionary soldier and Governor of Pennsylvania (1790-1799). Parents:...

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Benjamin Franklin, Signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1706 - 1790)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for Pennsylvania. DAR Ancestor #: A041702 Of all the accomplishment of Ben Franklin you must take into account, his opening remark in his autobiography: "I Benj...

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John Dickinson, Signer of the US Constitution, President of Pennsylvania, President of Delaware (1732 - 1808)

John Dickinson (November 8, 1732 – February 14, 1808) was an American lawyer and politician from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Wilmington, Delaware. He was a militia officer during the American...

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William Moore (c.1735 - 1793)

) William Moore (c.1735 – July 24, 1793) was a Pennsylvania statesman and politician of the Revolutionary era. He served as Vice-President of Pennsylvania from 1779 to 1781, and then as Presid...

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Joseph Reed MP (1741 - 1785)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA with the rank of GENERAL. DAR Ancestor #: A094557 Joseph Reed (August 27, 1741– March 5, 1785) was a Pennsylvania lawyer, jurist, and poli...

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George Bryan, 2nd President of Pennsylvania (1731 - 1791)

George Bryan (1731– 27 January 1791) was a Pennsylvania businessman, statesman and politician of the Revolutionary era. He served as the first Vice-President of Pennsylvania (analogous to Lieu...

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Thomas Wharton, Jr., 1st President of Pennsylvania (1735 - 1778)

. Thomas Wharton Jr. (1735–1778) was a Pennsylvania merchant and politician of the Revolutionary era. He served as the first President of Pennsylvania (an office akin to Governor) following th...

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