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ANDREW J. PITCAIRN


Photo credit:

"Sketches of Some of the New Officers."  Pittsburgh Daily Post [n.s.] 01 Oct. 1901, 1.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1897-1898 Republican
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

07/18/1853 - 10/25/1917

PITCAIRN, Andrew Jackson, a Representative from Allegheny County; born, July 18, 1853 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa.; employed, tobacco factory (1 year); telegraph clerk, Pennsylvania Railroad (7 years); deputy clerk, sheriff’s office, Pittsburgh (3 years); passenger brakeman, Pennsylvania Railroad (3 years); conductor, Pennsylvania Railroad (21 years); elected, council, Pittsburgh (1881-1896); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1896; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1898); elected, school director, eighth ward, Pittsburgh (1898-1899); superintendent, bureau of health, Pittsburgh (1901-1903); appointed, superintendent, bureau of city property, Pittsburgh (1903); appointed, chief assessor, Pittsburgh (1903-1906); professional billiards player; died, October 25, 1917 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.