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SAMUEL D. HOLMES


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1937-1938 Democrat
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

04/19/1889 - 02/25/1978

HOLMES, Samuel Dismond, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, April 19, 1889 in Richmond, Va.; attended, St. Paul Normal and Industrial School; newsstand owner; businessman; employed, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1937 term (Sworn-In on December 1, 1936); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House for the 1939 term; died, February 25, 1978 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.
 
 
 
Archival Collections

Samuel D. Holmes Papers, 1932-1976, African American Collections, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.