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William Constantine CULBERTSON

(1825-1906)

CULBERTSON, William Constantine, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Edinboro, Erie County, Pa., November 25, 1825; attended the common schools of his native town; engaged in lumbering on the Allegheny River in Jefferson County, Pa.; also operated a mill and a factory at Covington, Ky.; moved to Girard, Pa., in 1863; purchased extensive tracts of timberland in Michigan, Wisconsin, and other States; later became interested in agricultural pursuits in Minnesota and in his native county; president of the Citizens’ National Bank of Corry, Pa.; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-first Congress (March 4, 1889-March 3, 1891); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1890; resumed his former business activities; died in Girard, Erie County, Pa., on May 24, 1906; interment in Girard Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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