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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




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1893-1894 Representative Republican
1895-1896 Representative Republican
 Counties   Westmoreland


01/12/1846 - 07/08/1902

MURPHY, Samuel D., a Representative from Westmoreland County; born, January 12, 1846 in Fairfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pa.; private, Company D, 64th Regiment, 4th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry (1864-1865, Civil War); farmer; engaged, milling business; justice of the peace (7 years); enumerator, United States Census, Ligonier Township, Westmoreland County (1890); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican for the 1893 and 1895 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1897 term; postmaster, United States Postal Service, Millwood (1898-1901); died, July 8, 1902 in Latrobe, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania; interred, Ligonier Valley Cemetery, Ligonier, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.