Christian Markle STRAUB, Congress, PA (1804)


STRAUB, Christian Markle, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Milton, Pa., in 1804; studied law; was admitted to the bar; prothonotary of Schuylkill County in 1845; sheriff of Schuylkill County in 1849; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-third Congress (March 4, 1853-March 3, 1855); member of the Pennsylvania state senate, 1856-1858; died in Washington, D.C.; death date unknown; interment in Pottsville, Pa.

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