Howkin Bulkeley Beardslee (D10) Carbon, Monroe, Pike and Wayne Counties 1864-1866
Howkin Bulkeley Beardslee, born, May 25, 1820, Mount Pleasant Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania; son of Bulkley and Lucretia Kimble Beardslee; rural school education; studied law, Charles K. Robinson; admitted Wayne County bar, 1844; lawyer; elected, register and recorder, Wayne County, 1845-1848; co-owner and editor, Wayne County Herald, 1847-1861; married, Charlotte Clark, 1846, children: Clark, Frank, John, Charlotte Dollie, Minerva, George Washington, Clark, Jane, Mary; postmaster, United States Postal Service, Honesdale, Pennsylvania, 1858-1859; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1860; elected, District Attorney, Wayne County, 1861-1863; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1863-1866; deputy treasurer, Chase and Seaman; appointed, District Attorney, Wayne County, 1869; owner, Luzerne Union, 1875-1879; founder, Luzerne County Herald, 1882-1886; two unsuccessful Wayne County, endorsements United State House of Representatives; died, March 11, 1886, Indian Orchard, Wayne County, Pennsylvania; interment, Indian Orchard Cemetery, Indian Orchard, Wayne County, Pennsylvania; Reinterment from Indian Orchard Cemetery to family plot Hollenback Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, May 7, 1895.
Postmaster, United States Postal Service, Honesdale, Pennsylvania, 1858-1859.
Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1860 term, not a candidate for reelection, 1861.
Elected, District Attorney, Wayne County, 1861-1863.
Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 10th district, Carbon, Monroe, Pike, Wayne Counties, 1864-1866; committee assignments, Compare Bills, Estates and Escheats, Private Claims and Damages.
Member, Wayne County Democratic Committee.
Appointed, District Attorney, Wayne County, 1869; resignation of William H. Dimick.
Two unsuccessful Wayne County, endorsements United State House of Representatives.
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