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ALEXANDER COLVILLE


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1899-1900 Republican
1901-1902 Republican
1903-1904 Republican
1919-1920 Republican
1923-1924 Republican
1925-1926 Republican
1927-1928 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

01/26/1847 - 08/07/1927

COLVILLE, Alexander, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, January 26, 1847 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; engaged, real estate business; elected, common council, city of Philadelphia (1890-1894); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1899, 1901, and 1903 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1904); assistant director, Department of Public Safety, city of Philadelphia (1903-1905); reelected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1919 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1920); reelected to serve the 1923, 1925 and 1927 terms; died while in office, August 7, 1927 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, West Laurel Hill Cemetery; Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.