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G. HOWARD GRIFFITHS


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1871 Republican
1872 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

1841 - 03/17/1905

GRIFFITHS, George Howard, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, 1841 in Pennsylvania; private, Company G, 160th Regiment, 15th Pennsylvania Volunteer Calvary (1862-1863, Civil War); stone contractor; brick manufacturer; coal inspector; elected in a Special Election as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on February 1, 1871; Sworn In, February 6, 1871 to serve the remaining 1871 term; reelected to the House for the 1872 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1873 term; elected, common council, Philadelphia; died, March 17, 1905 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.