Amos Gustine

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Amos Gustine
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 13th district
In office
March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843
Preceded byCharles McClure
Succeeded byHenry Frick
Personal details
Born1789
Pennsylvania
DiedMarch 3, 1844 (aged 56/57)
Jericho Mills, Pennsylvania
Political partyDemocratic

Amos Gustine (1789 – March 3, 1844) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Biography[edit]

Amos Gustine was born in Pennsylvania. He was member of the board of managers of Mifflin Bridge Company in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, in 1828. He served as sheriff of Juniata County, Pennsylvania, from 1831 to 1834. He was awarded the contract for the first courthouse erected at Mifflintown, Pennsylvania, in 1832. He served as a member of the first town council of Mifflintown in 1833. He engaged in mercantile pursuits in that borough the same year. Gustine was elected treasurer of Juniata County in 1837.

Gustine was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-seventh Congress. After his time in congress, he was engaged in agricultural pursuits and milling. He died in Jericho Mills, Pennsylvania, in 1844. Interment in the Presbyterian Cemetery in Mifflintown, Pennsylvania.

Sources[edit]

  • United States Congress. "Amos Gustine (id: G000533)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • The Political Graveyard
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Charles McClure
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district

1841–1843
Succeeded by
Henry Frick