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Pennsylvania House of Representatives


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Commemorative Biographical Records of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Chicago: J.H. Beers & Co., 1900.



Session Position District Party
1874 Republican
1875 Republican
1876 Republican
 Counties   Pike, Wayne


01/09/1823 - 03/07/1889

Pike and Wayne Counties (1874), Wayne County (1875-1876)

BOYD, Thomas Young, a Representative from Pike and Wayne Counties; born, January 6, 1823 in Damascus Township, Wayne County, Pa.; engaged, lumber business; proprietor, gristmill, sawmill and blacksmith shop; farmer; postmaster, United States Postal Service, Eldred, Pa. (1854-1855) and Boyd’s Mills, Pa. (1855-1859, 1869-1874, 1882-1885); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in a Special Election on March 24, 1874; Sworn-In, April 7, 1874 to serve the remaining 1874 term; reelected to the House as a Republican for the 1875 and 1876 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1877 term; elected, delegate, Republican National Convention (1888); died, March 7, 1889 in in Damascus, Wayne County, Pennsylvania; interred, Calkins Union Cemetery, Milanville, Wayne County, Pennsylvania.