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SAMUEL ALFRED LOSCH


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1875 Republican
1876 Republican
1893-1894 Republican
 Counties   Schuylkill

Biography

12/19/1842 - 09/11/1900

LOSCH, Samuel Alfred, a Representative from Schuylkill County; born, December 19, 1842 in Uniontown, Dauphin County, Pa.; first lieutenant, Company C, 50th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861-1865, Civil War); major, 4th Division, Pennsylvania National Guard (1871); farmer; bricklayer; canal driver; laborer and operator, Schuylkill Haven & Mine Hill Railroad Company; appointed, clerk, Pennsylvania Department of State (1872-1873, 1876-1878); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1874 and 1875; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1876); appointed, chief clerk, Pennsylvania Department of State (1878-1883); elected, delegate, Republican National Convention (1880); appointed, post office inspector, Pennsylvania, United States Postal Service (1883-1884); appointed, secretary, New Mexico Territory (1884-1885); elected, chair, Schuylkill County Republican Committee (1885-1887); unsuccessful campaign, Secretary of Internal Affairs, Pennsylvania Department of State (1886); elected, chief clerk, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1887-1888); incorporator, Schuylkill Electric Railway Company (1889); unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1890, 1894); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1892); reelected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1892; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1894); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1897-1900); died in the office of Senate, September 11, 1900 in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey; interred, Schuylkill Haven Union Cemetery, Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.