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  Sheffer, Daniel
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NameDaniel Sheffer
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York Springs, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born May 24, 1783
DiedFebruary 16, 1880 (96 years)
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Jan 16, 2009 08:35pm
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InfoSHEFFER, Daniel, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in York, Pa., May 24, 1783; attended the common schools and Harvard University; studied medicine in Philadelphia and commenced practice at York Springs, Adams County, Pa.; associate judge of Adams County, Pa., 1813-1837; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1837-March 3, 1839); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1838 to the Twenty-sixth Congress; resumed the practice of his profession; was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1848; died at York Springs, Pa., February 16, 1880; interment in the Old Lutheran Cemetery.

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