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JOHN T. WILLIAMS


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1885-1886 Republican
1887-1888 Republican
 Counties   Lackawanna, Luzerne

Biography

01/21/1840 - 04/03/1903

WILLIAMS, John T., a Representative from Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties; born, January 21, 1840 in Carmarthenshire County, Wales; laborer, Hampton coal mine; gold miner; inside foreman, Sloan mine, Delaware, Lackawanna, & Western Company; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1884 and 1886; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1888); co-owner, A. L. Morris & Co., mercantile business; co-owner, Williams & Co., general mercantile business; director, Scranton Packing Company; director, West Side Bank; director and treasurer, Cambrian Mutual Fire Insurance Company; elected, delegate, Republican National Convention (1896); engaged, real estate business; died, April 3, 1903 in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; interred, Washburn Street Cemetery, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.