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Pennsylvania House of Representatives


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"David Wallace Dead." Philadelphia Inquirer [James Elverson] 19 Jul. 1897



Session Position District Party
1866 Union Republican
1867 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia


05/22/1822 - 07/18/1897

WALLACE, David, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, May 22, 1822 in County Cavan, Ireland; proprietor and boat operator, Schuylkill Canal; proprietor and manager, McDowell Mills, cotton; proprietor and manager, Lincoln Mills, cotton (1861-1889); elected as a Union Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1866 term; reelected to the House as a Republican for the 1867 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1868 term; elected, city council, Philadelphia (1876-1883); director and president, Manayunk National Bank (1871-1897); director, Penny Savings Fund; died, July 18, 1897 in Manayunk, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.