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SAMUEL FINDLEY PATTERSON


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"Scion of Old Family Dies at His Home." Pittsburg Gazette-Times [George T. Oliver] 26 Nov. 1912, 14.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1875 Speaker Democrat
1876 Speaker Democrat
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

02/07/1842 - 11/25/1912

PATTERSON, Samuel Findley, a Representative from Allegheny County; born, February 7, 1842 in West Middletown, Washington County, Pa.; attended, Ewald College; teacher; school principal; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1874 and 1875; elected, Speaker (1875-1876); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1876); founder and principal, Patterson Institute; died, November 25, 1912 in Independence Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania; interred, Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.