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Sen. Lemon Dies at Age 70

125 Years Ago

Herald of Sept. 19, 1895

The Hon. John A. Lemon, who for many years represented the Blair-Cambria district in the State Senate, died at his residence in Hollidaysburg. He was about 70 years old and was known by his constituents as “Uncle John.” He was a staunch Republican from boyhood. Born at Summit, Cambria County, he was the son of Samuel Lemon, one of the pioneer coal men of the state.

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