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HARRY M. QUIRK


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1876 Republican
1877 Republican
1878 Republican
1875 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

10/29/1840 - 12/05/1904

QUIRK, Harry M., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, October 29, 1840 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; private, Company A, 18th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861, Civil War); sergeant, Company P, 28th Regiment and first  lieutenant, Company E, 147th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861-1864, Civil War); carpenter; electrician; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1875, 1876 and 1877 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1878 term; clerk, office of the register of wills, Philadelphia County (1880-1882); clerk, city gas office, Philadelphia (1883); captain, Philadelphia Police department (1884-1892); superintendent of police, city of Philadelphia (1892-1904); died, December 5, 1904 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.