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MATTHEW EDWARDS


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1872 Republican
1879-1880 Republican
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

06/07/1824 - 11/30/1888

EDWARDS, Matthew, a Representative of Allegheny County; born, June 7, 1824 in Baltimore, Md.; engaged, glass business; engaged, oil business;  elected, council, Pittsburgh (9 years); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1871 and 1878; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1872, 1880); elected, delegate, Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention (1872-1873); superintendent, bureau of water assessments, Pittsburgh; died, November 30, 1888 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.