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Pennsylvania House of Representatives


Photo credit:

McAtee, William, comp. Souvenir: Portraits and Biographies of the Members of the Legislature of Pennsylvania and Heads of Departments, Session of 1895. Harrisburg, Pa.: The Roshon Portrait Company, 1895.



Session Position District Party
1879-1880 Republican
1895-1896 Republican
1897-1898 Republican
 Counties   Wayne, Westmoreland


09/08/1830 - 03/14/1914

Wayne County (1879-1880), Westmoreland County (1895-1898)

UNDERWOOD, Nelson Fay, a Representative from Wayne County; born, September 8, 1830 in Oxford, Worcester County, Ma.; attended, Franklin Academy; teacher; farmer; engaged, lumbering; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1878; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1880); elected, justice of the peace; appointed, member, State Board of Agriculture (1879-1895); reelected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1894 and 1896; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1898); died, March 14, 1914 in Bloomfield, Essex County, New Jersey; interred, Riverview Cemetery, Hancock, Delaware County, New York.