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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1901-1902 Republican
 Counties   Adams


08/10/1870 - 03/16/1937

McPHERSON, Donald Paxton, a Representative from Adams County; born in Gettysburg, Adams County, Pa., August 10, 1870; B.A., Gettysburg College, 1889; graduated, Harvard Law School, 1895; clerk, United States House of Representatives (1890-1892); lawyer; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1901 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1902); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1903-1906); elected, judge, 51st judicial district, Adams County (1906-1937: president judge, 20 years); director, Gettysburg National Bank; director, Gettysburg Water Company; director, Reaser Furniture Company; died, March 16, 1937 in Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania; interred, Evergreen Cemetery, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.