Jasper Billings Stark (D10) Luzerne County 1863-1864 (D12) Luzerne County 1865
Jasper Billings Stark, born October 28, 1822; Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania; son of Nathaniel Stark and Lydia Billings Stark; engaged, dry goods; appointed, City of Carbondale Marshal, 1850; elected, Democrat, Sheriff of Luzerne County, 1856; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1863-1865; married, Frances R. Smith, children, Mary Nicholson Stark, Jasper Byron Stark, Edward B. Stark; proprietor, Wyoming Valley House, 1856-1883; died, February 16, 1883 (aged 59), Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, interment Hollenback Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.
Appointed, City of Carbondale Marshal, under the Sheriff, Luzerne County, 1850; proprietor, Eagle Hotel, Pittston, 1853, proprietor, Wyoming Valley Hotel, Scranton, 1855-1883.
Elected, Democrat, Sheriff of Luzerne County, 1856.
Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 10th district, Luzerne County, 1863-1864, defeated incumbent, Winthrop W. Ketcham.
Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senator, 12th district, Luzerne County, 1865.
Unsuccessful candidate, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 21st district, Luzerne County, 1874, Hubbard Bester Payne.
Wilkes-Barre Record, (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) February 17, 1883.