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Dauphin County

Politicians who died in Dauphin County

  Dauphin County (no city given): Albert H. Stackpole, 1971
  Dauphin: Innis Green, 1839
  Near Dauphin: William Clark, 1851
  Harrisburg, 1700-1799: Joseph Montgomery, 1794
  Harrisburg, 1800-1899: William Maclay, 1804 — John Andre Hanna, 1805 — William D. Runsha, 1835 — Jacob Cassat, 1838 — William Findlay, 1846 — Jesse Miller, 1850 — John C. Bucher, 1851 — Charles B. Penrose, 1857 — William H. Keim, 1862 — David Rittenhouse Porter, 1867 — John Covode, 1871 — John W. Geary, 1873 — Richard Jacobs Haldeman, 1886 — John James Pearson, 1888
  Harrisburg, 1900-1999: Christopher L. Magee, 1901 — Benjamin F. Meyers, 1918 — Alfred B. Garner, 1930 — George Edward Reed, 1930 — Silas C. Swallow, 1930 — William D. B. Ainey, 1932 — Frank C. Sites, 1935 — Edward J. Stackpole, 1936 — A. M. Aurand, 1956 — George L. Reed, 1958 — Joshua W. Swartz, 1959 — Franklin H. Lichtenwalter, 1973 — R. Budd Dwyer, 1987 — John Y. Wills, 1988 — Robert Dixon Herman, 1990 — Fred Speaker, 1996
  Near Hummelstown: James M. Wallace, 1823
  Susquehanna Township: M. Harvey Taylor, 1982
   See also Pennsylvania deathplaces not assigned to counties.
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