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Pennsylvania House of Representatives


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"Death Claims Noted Educator." The Philadelphia Inquirer [James Elverson] 15 Jan. 1904, 2.



Session Position District Party
1866 Union Republican
1867 Republican
1868 Republican
1869 Republican
1870 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia


05/07/1834 - 01/14/1904

ADAIRE, Alexander, a Representative from Philadelphia; born, May 7, 1834 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; carpenter; elected as a Union Repubican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1866 term; reelected to the House as a Republican to serve 4 more consecutive terms; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1871); lumber merchant (30 years); member, Board of Education, city of Philadelphia (1874-1903); president, Philadelphia Lumber Exchange; died, January 14, 1904 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.