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Pennsylvania State Senate

William Elliott



Session Year Position District Party
1879 6 Republican
1881 6 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia


1816 - 1881

Of Philadelphia, born in Ireland, March 2, 1816, William Elliott came to America as child; educated at Goodfellow’s Private School, Philadelphia; worked as a marble cutter; elected member of the state House of Representatives, 1870-1873; Speaker of the House of Representatives, 1872-1873; Sheriff of Philadelphia County, 1873-1876; elected to the state Senate in November 1878; died in Philadelphia, in office, 1881.