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JOSEPH W. RUSSELL


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1885-1886 Republican
 Counties   Mercer

Biography

02/18/1837 - 05/08/1908

RUSSELL, Joseph Wylie, a Representative from Mercer County; born, February 13, 1837 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; commissary sergeant, Company B, 39th Regiment, 10th Pennsylvania Volunteer Reserves (1861-1864, Civil War); operator, iron foundry and machine business; elected, council, West Middlesex, Pa.; elected, school board, West Middlesex; elected, Republican State Committee (1881); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1892; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1894); proprietor and president, Etna Foundry and Machine plant, Warren, Oh. (1892-1907); died, May 8, 1908 in Sharon, Mercer County, Pennsylvania; interred, Haywood Cemetery, West Middlesex, Mercer County, Pennsylvania.