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MILES S. HUMPHREYS


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Allegheny County Pennsylvania; Illustrated. Pittsburgh: The Consolidated Illustrating Co., 1896.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1869 Republican
1870 Republican
1871 Republican
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

08/25/1837 - 02/07/1925

HUMPHREYS, Miles S., a Representative from Allegheny County, born, August 25, 1837 in Richmond, Va.; ironworker; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1869, 1870, and 1871 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1872 term; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1872-1874); labor union officer, Sons of Vulcan and Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers (1876); unsuccessful campaign, mayor, Pittsburgh (1877, 1881); director, Pennsylvania Bureau of Labor Statistics (1879-1883); chief, fire department, Pittsburgh (1891-1913); died, February 7, 1925 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Union Dale Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.