Delos Rockwell (D23) Bradford and Wyoming Counties 1875-1876
Delos Rockwell, born August 28, 1837, Troy, Bradford County, Pennsylvania; son of Martin Luther and Johanna Marvin Rockwell; University at Lewisburg, (now Bucknell University); Madison University, Hamilton, New York (now Colgate University); studied law, admitted, Bradford County Bar, 1862; attorney, law practice, Troy, 1862-1901; enlisted, Company B, Twenty-sixth Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Civil War, 1863; married, Eliza B. Smith, 1864, adopted son, Wesley; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senator, 1875-1876; died, February 24, 1901, (aged 63) Troy, Bradford County, Pennsylvania; interment, Oak Hill Cemetery, Troy, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.
Enlisted, Company B, Twenty-sixth Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, mustered in, June 17, 1863; battle of Gettysburg, mustered out, July 30, 1863, served one month and thirteen days.
Senior member, Rockwell and Mitchell Law.
Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 23rd district, Bradford and Wyoming Counties 1875-1876; committee assignments, Constitutional Reform, New County and County Seats and Vice and Immorality.
Delegate, National Democratic Convention, Saint Louis, 1888, nominated, Grover Cleveland for a second term.
Smull’s Legislative Handbook, (1876). Smull, J.A., (Editor) Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 605, 610-612.
The Canton Independent-Sentinel (Canton, Pennsylvania) Tuesday February 26, 1901, Page 1.