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GEORGE GRIFFITHS


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
 Counties   McKean

Biography

02/11/1849 - 03/28/1928

GRIFFITHS, George, a Representative from McKean County; born, February 11, 1849 in Wales; private, Company H, 107th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1864-1865, Civil War); engaged, coal business;  locomotive engineer, Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway; locomotive engineer, Pittsburgh and Western Railroad;  elected, council, Kane borough (3 years); postmaster, United States Postal Service, Kane, Pa. (1890-1894); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1895 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1897 term; elected, commissioner, McKean County (6 years); died, March 28, 1928 in Kane, McKean County, Pennsylvania; interred, Forest Lawn Cemetery, Kane, McKean County, Pennsylvania.