Name: Raymond Eli SHEARER 1
Birth: 18 SEP 1858 in Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA. 1
Death: 23 JUN 1922 in Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA. 1
Burial: Ashland Cemetery, Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA. 1
Raymond received his education in the public schools of Carlisle, Dickinson Preparatory School and Dickson Law School, from whic latter school he withdrew before graduation. He was a conducted a valuable real estate and insurance business. He nominated Hon. Robert E. Pattison for Governor of PA. and was influential in securing his election. He was Collector of Internal Revenue from 1889 to 1893.
For twenty-five years, he was chairman of the Cumberland County Democratic Committee.
1900 US Census, 4th Ward Carlisle Boro, Cumberland Co., PA. Roll 1400, Book 2, Page 114a, Raymond Shearer Sept 1859 age 40, Insurance agent, Married 17 years, Jennie R. Jan 1864 age 36, 7 children 7 living, Raymond E. Jr., Mar 1884 son age 16, Mary H, Apr 1887 age 13, daughter, Rippley Jun 1888 age 11 son, Joseph B Mar 1892 age 9 son, Rachael W. Sept 1863 6 daughter, Robert P. July 1896 son age 3, Myra S. Oct 1899 age 7 months daughter.
1910 US Census, 4th Ward Carlisle Boro, Cumberland Co., PA., Raymond E. Shearer, Real Estate age 51, Jennie R. wife age 46, Masrried 28 years 11 children 9 living, Rippey T son age 19, Jospeh R. son aage 18, Racheal W. daughter age 16, Robert E. son age 13, Myra S. daughter age 12, Kirkwood son age 8, Elizabeth daughter age 6, William J. son age 4.
Historical Newspapers, Adams County News, Gettysburg, December 13, 1913, New Collector, Ninth Internal Revenue District, The incumbent, H. L. Hershey, was appointed by President McKinley, and he assumed office June 1 1898, succeeding Raymond E. Shearer. The district then consisted of about 15 counties of the state, but about a year ago the Twelfth district was abolished and its 20 counties incorporated with the Ninth district.
Historical Newspaper, Gettysburg Compiler, Gettysburg, PA., December 17, 1913. New Revenue Collector, H. L. Hershey was appointed by President McKinley in 1898, succeeding Raymond E. Shearer, appointed by President Cleveland.
Historical Newspapers, Gettysburg Compiler, Gettysburg, PA., June 28, 1919, Secretay of Navy visits Gettysburg. Secretary Josephus Daniels visited Gettysburg on Monday. He said, " I have never seen the battlefied of Gettysburg but I have always had a keen desire to do so." He motored her accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Shearer, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Shearer and Miss Isabelle Sadler, of Carlisle.
1920 US Census, 4th Ward, Carlisle Boro, Cumberland Co., PA., Roll 1556, Book 2, Page 110, Raymond E. Shearer age 61, Jennie R. wife 55, Salesman Auto, Rippey T. son age 30 Salesman Auto, Jospeh B. son Salesman Auto Myra S. daughter age 20, Kirk son age 17, Elizabeth B. daughter age 16, William J. son age 14, Marth Irving Age 63 Widow born West Virginia.
Historical Newspapers, Gettysburg Compiler, Gettysburg, PA., July 1, 1922, Raymond Eli Shearer, died suddenly in his 64th year at his home in Carlisle last Friday afternoon. Mr. Shearer was well know throughout the State for his participation in Democratic affairs. He was collector of Internal Revenue for York, Adams, and Cumberland counties during Cleveland's administration, from 1889 to 1893.
Father: William John SHEARER b: 28 FEB 1830 in Loysville, Perry Co., PA.
Mother: Mary Ann STROCK b: 28 APR 1835
Jennie RIPPEY b: 7 JAN 1864 in Shippensburg, Cumberland Co., PA.
- Raymond E. SHEARER , Jr. b: 6 MAR 1884 in Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA.
- Mary Heistand SHEARER b: APR 1887 in Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA.
- Rippey T. SHEARER b: JUN 1888 in Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA.
- Joseph P. SHEARER b: 18 MAR 1892 in Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA.
- Rachel Wertz SHEARER b: 15 SEP 1893 in Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA.
- Robert E. Pattison SHEARER b: 24 JUL 1896 in Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA.
- Myra Sadler SHEARER b: OCT 1899 in Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA.
- Kirkwood McConnel SHEARER b: 5 MAY 1902 in Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA.
- Elizabeth Bedford SHEARER b: ABT 1904 in Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA.
- William John SHEARER b: ABT 1906 in Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA.
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Text: Date of Import: 27 Oct 2005