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Senator William W. Betts

 
 
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By Jenn Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
1. Senator William W. Betts Marker
Inscription. This site was the home of Senator Betts (1838-1896) and his wife Margaret Irvin, (1839-1910) of Curwensville. Senator Betts was the son of Rev. Frederick Gregory Betts. He and his son, William Irvin Betts, were one of the first fathers and sons from the same town to serve in the Pennsylvania State Senate. Senator Betts served from 1887-1809.
 
Erected 2004 by The Clearfield Heritage Foundation.
 
Location. 41° 1.389′ N, 78° 26.276′ W. Marker is in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, in Clearfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Second Street (Pennsylvania Route 153) and East Locust Street, on the right when traveling north on Second Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clearfield PA 16830, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kurtz Brothers Building (within shouting distance of this marker); William Bigler (within shouting distance of this marker); Clearfield County Courthouse (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away); Bigler House (about 600 feet away); Clearfield County (about 700 feet away); Clearfield County's First Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Murray House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clearfield.
 
Also see . . .  William Wilson Betts at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on May 29, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Politics
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 28, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 19 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 28, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
 
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