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Democrats increase their majority in Lancaster, Pennsylvania municipal elections

Lancaster City Hall, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, circa 1865
02/07/1860
In municipal elections in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Democrat mayoral incumbent George Sanderson increased his previous majority over former mayor Thomas Henry Burrowes by 500 votes.  Sanderson would remain mayor of the central Pennsylvania city until 1868.  Burrowes went on to become the fourth president of Pennsylvania State University, then called the Agricultural College of Pennsylvania, also in 1868.  (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation: 
Francis Vincent, Vincent's Semi-Annual United States Register.... 1st of January and 1st of July, 1860 (Philadelphia: Francis Vincent, 1860), 92.

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