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JOSHUA RUSSELL


 

Sessions

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

Biography

11/18/1832 - 05/09/1911

RUSSELL, Joshua, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, November 18, 1832 in County Donegal, Ireland; private, Company C, 31st Regiment, Pennsylvania Emergency Militia (1863, Civil War); plasterer; clerk, United States Postal Service, Philadelphia (1873-1886); elected, school director (1881); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1887 and 1889 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1891 term; watchman; died, May 9, 1911 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.