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R. RUNDLE SMITH


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1848 Representative Whig
1849 Representative Whig
 Counties   Philadelphia City

Biography

06/09/1817 - 10/28/1903

SMITH, Richard Rundle, a Representative from the city of Philadelphia; born, June 9, 1817 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; A.M., University of Pennsylvania, 1838; sergeant, Gray Reserves, Pennsylvania National Guard; major, Judge Advocate, 1st Division, Pennsylvania National Guard; lawyer (1838-1875); elected as a Whig to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1848 and 1849 terms; elected, select council, Philadelphia (1852-1854); president, Union Canal; manager, The Western Savings Fund Society; trustee, University of Pennsylvania; died, October 28, 1903 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Saint Peter’s Episcopal Churchyard, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.