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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1863 Union Republican
1864 Union Republican
1865 Union Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia


1820 - 07/20/1891

FOSTER, William, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, 1820 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; shoemaker (1837-1852); water purveyor, first district, Philadelphia (1852-1854); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1855, 1861); superintendent, Highway Department, first district, Philadelphia (1858-1861); elected as a Union Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1863, 1864 and 1865 terms; died, July 20, 1891 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Northwood Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.