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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1899-1900 Republican
1901-1902 Republican
 Counties   Somerset


11/01/1859 - 01/08/1933

KENDALL, Samuel Austin, a Representative from Somerset County; born, November 1, 1859 in Greenville Township, Somerset County, Pa.; attended, Mt. Union College; teacher (1876-1890); school superintendent, Jefferson, Iowa (1885-1890); engaged in manufacture and sale of lumber and coal; vice president, Kendall Lumber Co., Pittsburgh; president, Preston Railroad; proprietor, Meyersdale Republican; director, First National Bank at Rockwood; elected, council president, Meyersdale; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1898 and 1900; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1902); elected, United States Congress (1919-1933); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1932); died in the office of Congress, January 8, 1933 in the House Office Building, Washington, DC; interred, Hochstetler Cemetery, Greenville Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania.

After 2 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, SAMUEL AUSTIN KENDALL went on to serve in congress