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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




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1879-1880 Representative Republican
1881-1882 Representative Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia


02/13/1833 - 06/27/1900

POLLOCK, William J., a Representative from Philadelphia County, born, February 13, 1833 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; quartermaster clerk, United States Army, Schuylkill Arsenal, Philadelphia (1861-1865, Civil War); engaged, wholesale dry goods business; proprietor, Campbell & Pollack mill, woolen goods manufacturer (1865-1900); elected, select council, city of Philadelphia (1865-1867); collector of Internal Revenue, United States Department of Revenue, Philadelphia (1870-1875); United States general appraiser (1877); member, board of education, Philadelphia (1876-1900); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1879 and 1881 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1882); died, June 27, 1900 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.