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  Stenger, William S.
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NameWilliam S. Stenger
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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born February 13, 1840
DiedMarch 29, 1918 (78 years)
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Jan 06, 2016 03:08am
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InfoSTENGER, William Shearer, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Fort London, Franklin County, Pa., February 13, 1840; attended the public schools; was graduated from Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pa., in 1858; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1860 and commenced practice in Chambersburg, Pa.; executive director of the Philadelphia Record; district attorney of Franklin County 1862-1871; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth and Forty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1875-March 3, 1879); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1878 to the Forty-sixth Congress; resumed the practice of his profession; secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 1883-1887; died in Philadelphia, Pa., March 29, 1918; interment in Falling Spring Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

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