Captain John Brisban Rutherford (R15) Dauphin and Lebanon Counties 1858-1860
Captain John Brisban Rutherford, born November 28, 1805, Swatara Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; son of Samuel and Elizabeth Brisban Rutherford; elected, captain, Dauphin Cavalry; married, Keziah Parke Rutherford, 1833, children, Jennie Rutherford Dickey, Samuel Parke Rutherford, K. Virginia Rutherford; elected, Whig, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1848-1849; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1858-1860; treasurer of Pennsylvania State Agricultural Society, 1864; died, October 10, 1892 (aged 86); interment, Paxton Presbyterian Churchyard, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.
Elected, Whig, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, Dauphin County, 1848-1849.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 15th district, Dauphin and Lebanon Counties, 1858-1860.
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