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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




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1860 Democrat
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 Counties   Philadelphia


06/19/1812 - 05/05/1864

DUFFIELD, Thomas Wilmerton, Jr., a Representative from Philadelphia County, born, June 19, 1812 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; attended, law, University of Pennsylvania (1828-1830); lawyer (1837-1864); elected, secretary, Whig State Conventions; assistant clerk, common council, Philadelphia (1846-1847); elected, common council, Philadelphia (1856-1858); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1860 term; unseated by contest, January 23, 1860; reelected to the House for the 1861 and 1862 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1863 term; clerk, Pennsylvania House of Representatives; elected, delegate, Democratic State Convention; elected, school director; died, May 5, 1864 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Presbyterian Church of Frankford, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.