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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1907-1908 Republican
1909-1910 Republican
1911-1912 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia


12/30/1853 - 01/22/1921

TOWNSEND, Harrison, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, December 30, 1853 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; attended, Hastings Academy; engaged, wholesale dry goods business (1870-1886); operator, Norristown Carpet Mills (1886-1892); enganged in mercantile business; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1907, 1909, and 1911 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1912); manager, Insurance Department, Philadelphia Electric Company; died, January 22, 1921 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.