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OSCAR P. SAUNDERS


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   Philadelphia

Biography

11/28/1849 - 12/23/1914

SAUNDERS, Oscar P., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, November 28, 1849 in Lewes, Sussex County, De.; educated, Old Front Grammar School; graduated, St. Joseph’s College; machinist; confectioner; sales, W. E & N. H. Camp, cracker manufacturer; elected, school board (8 years; president, 6 years); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat to the 1895 term; seated as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1897 term as a result of contested election; Sworn-In, May 18, 1887 to serve the remaining 1887 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1888); saloon keeper; died, December 23, 1914 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Atlantic City Cemetery, Pleasantville, Atlantic City, New Jersey.