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JOHN FINLEY


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1887-1888 Republican
1889-1890 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

1848 - 12/27/1917

FINLEY, John, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, 1848 in Moyamensing, Philadelphia County, Pa.; machinist; clerk, United States Postal Service, Philadelphia; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1887 term; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1888); seated as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in the 1889 term as a result of contested election; Sworn-In, April 19, 1889; not a candidate for reelection to the House; tipstaff, Pennsylvnia Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County (26 years); died, December 27, 1917 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.