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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1897-1898 Republican
1899-1900 Republican
1901-1902 Republican
1903-1904 Republican
1905-1906 Republican
 Counties   Allegheny


05/15/1862 - 09/26/1918

McWHINNEY, Robert, a Representative from Allegheny County; born, May 15, 1862 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa.; served, Company I, 14th Regiment, Pennsylvania National Guard (3 years); farmer; painter and contractor; elected, assistant assessor, Homestead (1884); elected, council, Homestead (3 years); postmaster, United States Postal Service, Homestead (1890-1894); elected, burgess, Homestead (1894-1897); clerk, recorders’ office, Allegheny County (1894-1897); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1896, 1898, 1900, 1902, and 1904; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1906); president, Homestead Hospital; engaged in real estate; died, September 26, 1918 in Homestead, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Homestead Cemetery, Munhall, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.