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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1903-1904 Republican
1909-1910 Republican
1943-1944 Republican
1945-1946 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia


08/30/1872 - 12/29/1945

SALUS, Samuel Wider, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, August 30, 1872 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; graduated, Central High School, 1891; graduated, Law Department, University of Pennsylvania, 1895; attorney; elected, common council, city of Philadelphia (1902-1903); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1903, 1909, 1943, and 1945 terms; assistant district attorney, Philadelphia County (1904-1907); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1911-1938); elected, Senate President pro tempore (1925-1926); died while in office, December 29, 1945 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.