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  Shonk, George W.
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NameGeorge W. Shonk
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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born April 26, 1850
DiedAugust 14, 1900 (50 years)
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Jan 17, 2009 08:57am
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InfoSHONK, George Washington, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pa., April 26, 1850; attended the public schools and Wyoming Seminary, Kingston, Pa.; was graduated from Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn., in 1873; studied law; was admitted to the bar of Luzerne County, Pa., September 29, 1876, and commenced the practice of law in Wilkes-Barre; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-second Congress (March 4, 1891-March 3, 1893); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1892; again resumed the practice of his profession in Wilkes-Barre; was also interested in coal mining in Pennsylvania; died in Washington, D.C., on a business trip August 14, 1900; interment in Shawnee Cemetery, Plymouth, Pa.

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