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FRANKLIN REED


Photo credit:

McAtee, William, comp. Souvenir: Portraits and Biographies of the Members of the Legislature of Pennsylvania and Heads of Departments, Session of 1895. Harrisburg, Pa.: The Roshon Portrait Company, 1895.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1895-1896 Republican
1897-1898 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

11/16/1830 - 01/27/1921

REED, Franklin, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, November 16, 1830 in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa.; mechanical engineer; shipwright; elected, common council, city of Philadelphia (1880-1883, 1893-1894); chair, executive committee, 25th Ward Republican Committee; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1894 and 1896; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1898); janitor; died, January 27, 1921 in Westville, Gloucester County, New Jersey.