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SAMUEL WALLACE


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1893-1894 Republican
1895-1896 Republican
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

05/31/1839 - 04/25/1918

WALLACE, Samuel, a Representative from Allegheny County; born, May 31, 1839 in McCandless Township, Allegheny County, Pa; corporal, Company G, 14th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (1861, Civil War); private, Company I, 64th Regiment, 4th Pennsylvania Cavalry (1865, Civil War); transcribing clerk, Pennsylvania House of Representatives; clerk, President pro tempore, Pennsylvania State Senate; elected, president, school board; farmer; engaged, insurance business; engaged, gas and oil business; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1892 and 1894; not a candidate for reelection (1896); postmaster, United States Postal Service, Millvale; died, April 25, 1918 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Hiland Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Perrysville, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.