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Pennsylvania House of Representatives


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"Dry Seeks Seat In State Senate."  Pittsburgh Daily Post [s.n.] 15 Oct. 1926, 8.



Session Position District Party
1921-1922 Republican
 Counties   Allegheny


06/13/1878 - 05/23/1959

HUSTON, Joseph Nelson, a Representative from Allegheny County; born, June 13, 1878 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa.; attended, Indiana Normal School (now Indiana University of Pennsylvania), Ohio Northern University and University of Pittsburgh; private, Company F, 5th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1898, Spanish-American War); school teacher; attorney; director, First National Bank of Pitcairn; solicitor, Pitcairn borough; elected, delegate, Republican State Convention (1912); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1920; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1922); unsuccessful Prohibition candidate, Pennsylvania State Senate (1926); died, May 23, 1959 in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida; interred, Blairsville Cemetery, Blairsville, Indiana County, Pennsylvania.