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DAVID J. SMYTH


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1901-1902 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

07/26/1872 - 12/04/1954

SMYTH, David J., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, July 26, 1872 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; LL.B., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1896; lawyer; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania for the 1901 term; resigned from the House, January 3, 1902; appointed, assistant district attorney, Philadelphia (1902); director of public safety, Philadelphia (1902-1905); counsel, Irish Free State Embassy; president, Excelsior Trust Co. (2 years); city solicitor, Philadelphia (1920-1924; 1932-1936); died, December 4, 1954 in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; interred, Holy Sepulcher Cemetery, Cheltenham, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.