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Edward Nothnagle

Edward Nothnagle

Photograph from
"Who's Who in Delaware County 1926",
a publication of the Chester Times

Edward Nothnagle

(A biographical sketch from "Who's Who in Delaware County 1926", a publication of the Chester Times.)

Edward Nothnagle, painter and decorator and a member of the House of Representatives at Harrisburg from Chester, resides at 114 West Twenty-fourth street, in the above city.  He was born in 1866, on November 20th, the son of Barbara Weis Nothnagle and William Nothnagle.  He received his education in the public schools of Chester.  Mr. Nothnagle, in 1892, married Margaret C. Goff, who died in 1919.  William B. Nothnagle, their son, is associated in business with his father.  Mr. Nothnagle has ever taken an active part in politics, having served in city councils, and being elected to serve in the extraordinary session of the Legislature in 1926.  He is a Mason, having the distinct honor of being a past officer of every Masonic body meeting in Chester.  A member of Lu Lu Temple, Philadelphia Consistory, Woodmen of the World and the Elks.  A leader in every civic movement, especially active during the hectic days while this country was at war.  Was a member of the building committee that erected the First Baptist Church, of which he is still a member.

[Editor's note: Mr. Nothnagle was the grandfather of Chester High School teacher Margaret Nothnagle Seletz.]





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