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JAMES H. LAFFERTY, M.D.


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1887-1888 Democrat
1891-1892 Democrat
 Counties   Westmoreland

Biography

07/26/1854 - 10/14/1900

LAFFERTY, Dr. James H., a Representative from Westmoreland County, Pa.; born, July 26, 1854 in Armstrong County, Pa.; attended, Saltsburg and Elders Ridge Academy; M.D., College of Physicians and Surgeons, Baltimore, Md., 1881; teacher (8 years); medical doctor (1881-1900); druggist (1882-1886); examining surgeon, Pension Board, United States (1885-1886); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1887 and 1891 terms; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House for the 1889 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1893 term; postmaster, United States Postal Service, New Florence, Pa. (1893); died, October 14, 1900 in New Florence, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania; interred, Ridge View Cemetery, Elders Ridge, Indiana County, Pennsylvania.