Member Biography

Daniel Gerberich Stine 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1849       7 Whig
1850       7 Whig
1851     President Pro Tempore 7 Whig

COUNTIES: Lancaster, Lebanon  


11/23/1812 - 05/29/1851

Brigadier General Daniel Gerberich Stine (Whig7) Lancaster and Lebanon Counties 1849-1851

Early Life:

Brigadier General Daniel Gerberich Stine, born November 23, 1812, East Hanover Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania; son of Abraham Stein and Anna Barbara Gerberich Stein; brigadier general, Pennsylvania Militia, five years; merchant; iron manufacturer; justice of the peace, 1840-1851; elected, Whig, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1842-1843; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1849-1851; elected, Senate Speaker pro tempore, 1851; married, Margaret Albertdal Stine, children, Malinda Barbara Stine Kaub, Caroline Elizabeth Stine, Jane Catharine Stine, John Daniel Stine, Adele Margaret Stine; died, May 29, 1851, (39 years, 7 months and 10 days) Myerstown, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania; interment, Mount Hope Cemetery, Myerstown, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. 

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Whig, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1842-1843. 

Elected, Whig, Pennsylvania State Senate, 7th district, Lancaster and Lebanon Counties, 1849-1851; elected, Senate Speaker pro tempore, 1851.

Pennsylvania House of Representatives Biography:

Official Website - PA House Archives Official Website (


Cox, Harold. "Senate Members S"Wilkes University Election Statistics ProjectWilkes University.

The Lancaster Examiner (Lancaster, Pennsylvania) Wednesday, June 04, 1851, page 2.

Der Libanon Demokrat, Friday, June 6, 1851.

Daniel Gerberich Stine (1812-1851) - Find a Grave Memorial