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Pennsylvania House of Representatives


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Jordan, John W., LL.D.  Encyclopedia of Pennsylvania: Biography. Vol. 10.  30 vols.  New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1918.



Session Position District Party
1873 Republican
1874 Republican
 Counties   Allegheny


12/29/1829 - 07/05/1891

WAINWRIGHT, Samuel Jacob, a Representative from Allegheny County; born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., December 29, 1829; coppersmith; office manager, Winterton brewery; director, Pittsburgh Gas Company; elected, council, Pittsburgh; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1873 and 1874 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1875 term; president, Arsenal Bank (1876-1891); president, Pittsburgh Gas Company; president, Winterton Brewery; director, Citizen’s Traction Company; director, Howard Plate Glass Company (1889); died, July 5, 1891 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.