Sydenham E. Ancona

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(20 November, 1824 -- June 20, 1913) Ancona was an American politician and businessman. Born in Lancaster County, Pa., Ancona was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh, Thirty-eighth, and Thirty-ninth Congresses. Afterwards, he became involved with the trust, fire-insurance, and relief-association businesses in Reading, Pa. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at]

Member of Pennsylvania Delegation—The Road to Civil War, Pennsylvania Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65, Pennsylvania Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866.

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