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THOMAS COCHRAN


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1862 Republican
1863 Republican
1864 Republican
1865 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

04/12/1832 - 06/02/1899

COCHRAN, Thomas, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, April 12, 1832; attorney; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1861; reelected to the House in 1862, 1863 and 1864; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1865); treasurer, Union League; vice president, National Union Club of Philadelphia; member, American Committee of Bondholders of Philadelphia; chairman, Board of Finance, Centennial International Exhibition, World's Fair (1876); board member, Reading Railroad Company; board member, New Jersey Central Railroad Company; president, Guarantee Trust and Safe Deposit Company; manager, Reading Railroad Company; died, June 2, 1899 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.