Hon. George Jacob Benner

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Hon. George Jacob Benner

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Birthplace: Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: December 30, 1930 (71)
Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Place of Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Son of Jacob Benner and Eve Catharine Benner
Brother of Pvt. (USA) Baltzer S. Benner; Lucinda Benner; Mary Benner; Sarah Benner and Daniel J. Benner

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About Hon. George Jacob Benner

US Congressman. He was admitted bar in 1881, commenced law practice in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania and was a delegate to the Democratic State convention in 1886. In 1897, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fifth Congress, serving until 1899. Not a candidate for renomination, he resumed legal practice and served as a Pennsylvania District Judge in 1925.

George Jacob Benner (April 13, 1859 – December 30, 1930) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

George J. Benner was born in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. He attended the public schools and was graduated from Pennsylvania College at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in 1878. He taught school for several years, studied law, was admitted to the Adams County, Pennsylvania, bar in 1881 and commenced practice in Gettysburg. He was a delegate to the Democratic State convention in 1886.

Benner was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fifth Congress. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1898. He resumed the practice of law in Gettysburg. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election as president judge of the thirty-first judicial district in 1925. He died in Gettysburg in 1930 and was buried at Evergreen Cemetery. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Jacob_Benner

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Hon. George Jacob Benner's Timeline

1859
April 13, 1859
Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
1930
December 30, 1930
Age 71
Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Evergreen Cemetery, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA