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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




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1905-1906 Representative Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia


11/02/1869 - 04/17/1949

SMITH, Thomas B., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, November 2, 1869 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; messenger, Pennsylvania Railroad; salesman, building materials; employed, business department, Philadelphia Record; vice president, National Surety Co. of New York; proprietor, Thomas B. Smith Co.; chair, 28th Ward Republican Committee; elected, common council, Philadelphia (1902-1904); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1905 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1906); Postmaster, United States Postal Service, Philadelphia (1911-1914); appointed, Public Service Commissioner (1915); elected, mayor, Philadelphia (1916-1920); member, Delaware River Joint Commission; died, April 17, 1949 in Abington Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.