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LAFAYETTE ROWLAND


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
1889-1890 Democrat
1891-1892 Democrat
 Counties   Pike

Biography

01/16/1837 - 10/31/1903

ROWLAND, Lafayette, a Representative from Pike County; born, January 16, 1837 in Lackawaxen Township, Pike County, Pa.; attended, Fort Edward Institute, NY; teacher; farmer; lumberer; elected, treasurer, Pike County (1874-1875); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1889 and 1891; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1892); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1895-1898); died October 31, 1903; interred, Mount Moriah Cemetery, Kimbles, Pike County, Pennsylvania.