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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1935-1936 Republican
1939-1940 Republican
1943-1944 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia


10/30/1888 - 10/02/1969

BOYD, Robert, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, October 30, 1888 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; president, Smith & Boyd, Inc., fuel oil and coal dealers; leader, 31st Ward Republican Committee (1937-1961); treasurer, Philadelphia City Republican Committee; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1934; reelected to the House for 2 more nonconsecutive terms in 1938 and 1942; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1940); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1936, 1944); president, Strathmann's, building supplies; died, October 2, 1969 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, North Cedar Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.