Congressional Civil List

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SECRETARY OF STATE - Jeremiah S. Black, 1860 to 1561.
ATTORNEY GENERAL - Jeremiah S. Black, 1857 to 1860.

Gen. Robert Philson - 16th Congress, 1819 to 1821 (Robert Philson, of Berlin, was commissioned brigadier-general of the militia of Bedford, Somerset and Fayette Counties, May 9, 1800)
Gen. Alexander Ogle - 16th Congress, 1819 to 1821 (Alexander Ogle, of Somerset Borough, was commissioned brigadier-general of militia August 3, 1808, and again appointed to the same position July 4, 1814. One month later, or August 1, 1914, he was commissioned for a term of seven years major-general of the 12th Division, composed of the militia of Bedford, Somerset and Cambria counties)
Chauncey Forward - 19th, 20th and 21st Congresses, 1825 to 1831.
Charles Ogle - 25th and 26th Congresses, 1837 to 1841.
Andrew J. Ogle - 31st Congress, 1849 to 1851.
John Edie - 34th and 35th Congresses, 1855 to 1859.
Alexander H. Coffroth - 38th Congress, 1863 to 1S65.
Alexander H. Coffroth and William H. Koontz - 39th Congress, 1865 to 1867 (At the opening of the first session of the 39th congress Mr. Coffroth was awarded a seat, and served during the greatest part of the session. Mr. Koontz contested his election and was sworn in July 18, 1866)
William H. Koontz - 40th Congress, 1867 to 1869.
Alexander H. Coffroth - 46th Congress, 1879 to 1881.

(Source: History of Bedford, Somerset & Fulton Counties, PA; 1884)