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S. WOODS CALDWELL


Photo credit:

Linn, John Blair.  History of Centre and Clinton Counties, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts, 1883.

 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1881-1882 Representative Democrat
 Counties   Clinton

Biography

05/18/1845 - 06/21/1916

CALDWELL, Samuel Woods, a Representative from Clinton County; born, May 18, 1845 in Limestone Township, Montour County, Pa.; graduated, Limestoneville Academy, 1859; private, Company C, 14th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861, Civil War); engaged, hotel business; elected as a Democrat in a Special Election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in February of 1881; Sworn-In, February 23, 1881 to serve the remaining 1881 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1882); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1882); died, June 21, 1916 in Lock Haven, Clinton County, Pennsylvania; interred, Milton Cemetery, Milton, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.