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GEORGE WILSON RHOADS


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   Northumberland

Biography

08/01/1845 - 01/10/1924

RHOADS, George Wilson, a Representative from Northumberland County; born, August 1, 1845 in Newville, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania; corporal, Company F, 181st Regiment, 20th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry (1863-1864, Civil War); private, Company I, 28th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1864-1865, Civil War); carpenter; superintendent, Trullinger & Company, planing mill; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1894 and 1896; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1898); clerk, Secretary of Internal Affairs of Pennsylvania; elected, appointed, Soldiers’ Orphan School Commission (1920); died, January 10, 1924 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, interred, Mount Olivet Cemetery; Fairview Township, York County, Pennsylvania.