Bidlack, Benjamin Alden
Born: Sep 08, 1804 AD
Died: 1849 AD, at 44 years of age.
1804 - Benjamin Alden Bidlack was born on the 8th of September in Paris, New York.
- He graduated from the Wilkes-Barre Academy, studied law.
1825 - He admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Wilkes-Barre.
- Elected district attorney of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.
1830 - He moved to Milford, Pennsylvania.
1834 - He served as Pike County treasurer.
1835 - He was elected as member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
1836 - He was elected as member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
- He was editor of the Republican Farmer and the Democratic Journal in Wilkes-Barre.
1845 - He was appointed Chargé d'Affaires to Colombia on 14th of May.
1846 - He negotiated treaty with Colombia allowing US right of way across Isthmus of Panama.
1849 - He died on the 6th of February in Bogota, Colombia.
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