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GILES ROBERTS


Photo credit:

"For County Commissioner." The Scranton Republican [J.A. Scranton] 25 Oct. 1893, 3.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1875 Republican
1876 Republican
 Counties   Wyoming

Biography

05/28/1836 - 03/10/1915

ROBERTS, Giles, a Representative from Wyoming County; born, May 28, 1836 in Falls, Wyoming County, Pa.; farmer; unsuccessful campaign, treasurer, Wyoming County (1870); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1874 and 1875; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1876); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1876); elected, chair, Wyoming County Republican Convention (1878); unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1880); elected, commissioner, Lackawanna County (1894-1900); died, March 10, 1915 in Dalton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; interred, Roberts Cemetery, Falls, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania.