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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1849 Whig
1857 Union
1859 Republican
1868 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia, Philadelphia City


10/1824 - 05/10/1868

Philadelphia City (1849, 1857), Philadelphia County (1859, 1868)

THORN, George T., a Representative from Philadelphia City and Philadelphia County; born, October of 1824 in Princeton, Mercer County, NJ; printer; clerk, United States Customs Service, Philadelphia; clerk, office of the mayor, Philadelphia; harbor mast, port of Philadelphia (6 years); member, board of pardons, Philadelphia; elected as a Whig to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1849 term; reelected to the House as a Unionist to serve the 1857 term; reelected to the House as a Republican to serve the 1859 and 1868 terms; died while in office, May 10, 1868 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Odd Fellows Cemetery (defunct), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.