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Amos GUSTINE

(1789-1844)

GUSTINE, Amos, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in 1789; member of the board of managers of Mifflin Bridge Co., Mifflin County, in 1828; sheriff of Juniata County 1831-1834; awarded the contract for the first courthouse erected at Mifflintown in 1832; member of the first town council of Mifflintown in 1833; engaged in mercantile pursuits in that borough the same year; elected treasurer of Juniata County in 1837; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-seventh Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of William S. Ramsey and served from May 4, 1841, to March 3, 1843; engaged in agricultural pursuits and milling; died in Jericho Mills, Juniata County, Pa., on March 3, 1844; interment in the Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown, Pa.

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

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