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Lt. (USA) William Shadrach Shallenberger, US Rep, PA

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Birthplace: Mount Pleasant, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: April 15, 1914 (74)
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Place of Burial: Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Abraham Shallenberger, Jr and Rachel Shallenberger
Husband of Josephine Shallenberger
Brother of Shallenberger; Laura Shallenberger; Harriet Mcconaughy; Aaron T Shallenberger; George A Shallenberger and 7 others

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About Lt. (USA) William Shadrach Shallenberger, US Rep, PA

William Shadrack Shallenberger (November 24, 1839 – April 15, 1914) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

William S. Shallenberger was born in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania. He attended the public schools and Mount Pleasant Academy. He graduated from Lewisburg University (now Bucknell University) in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, in 1862. He was a member of Phi Kappa Psi. He engaged in mercantile pursuits.

During the American Civil War, Shallenberger commissioned in the Union Army in 1862 in the One Hundred and Fortieth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, and soon afterward was appointed adjutant of the regiment. He was mustered out of the service in October 1864 and again engaged in mercantile pursuits in Rochester, Pennsylvania. He served as chairman of the Beaver County Republican committee in 1872 and 1874.

Shallenberger was elected as a Republican to the Forty-fifth, Forty-sixth, and Forty-seventh Congresses. He served as chairman of the United States House Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds during the Forty-seventh Congress. He was appointed by President William McKinley as Second Assistant Postmaster General and served from 1897 to 1907.

Schallenberger was also active in Baptist life.[1] He served from 1904 to 1906 as President of the Home Mission Society. He was a member of the committee that created the Northern Baptist Convention in 1907 at Washington's Calvary Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon and Sunday School Superintendent.

He died in Washington, D.C. in 1914 and was interred in Arlington National Cemetery. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Shadrack_Shallenberger



US Congressman. Graduating from Bucknell University in 1862, he enlisted in the Union Army, serving in the 140th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He served until 1864, when he settled in Rochester, Pennsylvania. He was elected to the United States Congress from Pennsylvania and served from 1877 to 1883.

  • Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy: Sep 27 2019, 23:55:21 UTC
  • Shallenberger, William S.
  • BATTLE UNIT NAME: 140th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry
  • SIDE: Union
  • COMPANY: F
  • SOLDIER'S RANK IN: First Sergeant
  • SOLDIER'S RANK OUT: Lieutenant/Adjutant
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  • M554 ROLL 109
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  • Company Note - Company also F&S
  • Residence: 1850 - Mount Pleasant, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Residence: 1880 - Rochester, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Residence: 1900 - Washington city, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
  • Residence: 1910 - Precinct 7, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
  • Residence: 1850 - Mount Pleasant, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Residence: 1880 - Rochester, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Residence: 1900 - Washington city, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
  • Residence: 1910 - Precinct 7, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

US Congressman. Graduating from Bucknell University in 1862, he enlisted in the Union Army, serving in the 140th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He served until 1864, when he settled in Rochester, Pennsylvania. He was elected to the United States Congress from Pennsylvania and served from 1877 to 1883.

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Lt. (USA) William Shadrach Shallenberger, US Rep, PA's Timeline

1839
November 24, 1839
Mount Pleasant, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States
1914
April 15, 1914
Age 74
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
1914
Age 74
Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, United States