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HARRY C. RANSLEY


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1891-1892 Republican
1893-1894 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

02/05/1863 - 11/05/1941

RANSLEY, Harry Clay, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, February 5, 1863 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; engaged, mercantile business; clerk, United States Internal Revenue Service, Philadelphia; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1890 and 1892; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1894); assistant postmaster, United States Postal Service, Philadelphia (1897-1899); partner, Dunlap, Slack & Company, printers; elected, select council, city of Philadelphia (1900-1915); unsuccessful campaign, sheriff, Philadelphia County (1905); elected, delegate, Republican National Convention (1912); elected, chair, Philadelphia City Republican Committee (1916-1919); elected, sheriff, Philadelphia County (1916-1920); elected, United States Congress (Special Election, November 2, 1920-1937); died, November 5, 1941 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.



After 2 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, HARRY C. RANSLEY went on to serve in congress