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JAMES PRICHARD


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   Blair

Biography

05/09/1849 - 05/20/1914

PRICHARD, James W., a Representative from Blair County; born, May 9, 1849 in Chestertown, Kent County, Md.; employed, retail drug business; traveling salesman, Albany Chemical Company (24 years); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1894; appointed, Committee to Inspect the Norristown and Wernersville Asylums (1895); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1896); proprietor, pharmacy (1897-1900); traveling salesman, Bourgh Bros. Chemical Manufacturing Co. (1900-1914); died, May 20, 1914 in Narberth, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; interred, Fernwood Cemetery, Fernwood, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.