|1883-1884||President Pro Tempore||13||Republican|
|1885-1886||President Pro Tempore||13||Republican|
Amos Herr Mylin (R13) Lancaster County 1877-1892
Amos Herr Mylin, born, September 29, 1837, West Lampeter Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; son of Martin and Ann Mylin: attended, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts; LL.B., law department, University of Pennsylvania, 1864; corporal, Civil War, 1863; attorney, 1864-1868; farmer; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1872, 1873, 1874, and 1875; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1877-1892; elected, Senate President Pro Tempore, extra session of 1883, 1885-1886 unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania Auditor General, 1891; elected, Pennsylvania Auditor General, 1895-1898; married, Carrie Powell; died, July 30, 1926, at the home of his daughter, Manheim Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; interred, Woodward Hill Cemetery, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
Corporal, Company B, 50th Regiment, Pennsylvania Emergency Militia, Civil War, 1863.
Charitable Institutions of Pennsylvania Which Have Received State Aid In 1897 And 1898: Embracing Their History And The Amount Of State Appropriations Which They Received by Pennsylvania Office of the Auditor General (Creator), Amos H Mylin (Creator), Alexander K Pedrick (Creator)
State Prisons, Hospitals, Soldiers' Homes and Orphan Schools Controlled by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Vol. 1: Embracing Their History, Finances ... by Which They Are Governed by Amos H. Mylin (Author)
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1872, 1873, 1874, and 1875.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate 13th district, Lancaster County, 1877-1892; elected, Senate President Pro Tempore, extra session of 1883, 1885-1886, member Appropriations, Insurance, Judiciary Special and Legislative Apportionment Committees.
Continued Government Service:
Unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania Auditor General, lost to David Gregg, during the Republican State Convention, 1891.
Elected, Pennsylvania Auditor General, 1895-1898.
Pennsylvania House of Representatives Biography:
Father Martin “Meylin,” manufactured the Pennsylvania long rifle and represented the earliest group of German-speakers to settle Pennsylvania’s back country. Mylin’s namesake, great-uncle “Brother Amos” (John Meylin), belonged to Conrad Biesel’s Ephrata Cloister.
Smull’s Legislative Hand Book, (1888) Cochran, T.B., Biographical Sketches of Senators, pages 644, 670, 676-678