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RICHARD J. PROUDFOOT


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"Richard J. Proudfoot, 1798-1872."  www.Ancestry.com 

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1859 Republican
1860 Republican
 Counties   Cambria

Biography

08/26/1798 - 11/27/1872

PROUDFOOT, Richard Jaazaniah, a Representative from Cambria County; born, August 26, 1798 in London, London County, England; farmer; seated as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1859 term as a result of contested election, February 3, 1859; reelected to the House to serve the 1860 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1861 term; died, November 27, 1872 in Lincoln Township, Scott County, Iowa; interred, Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Davenport, Scott County, Iowa.