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GEORGE RUSH SMITH


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1838-1839 Representative Whig
1840 Representative Whig
1841 Representative Whig
 Counties   Philadelphia City

Biography

10/02/1815 - 06/23/1865

SMITH, George Rush, a Representative from the city of Philadelphia; born, October 2, 1815 in Hamburg, Berks County, Pa.; elected as a Whig to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1838-1839 term; reelected to the House for the 1840 and 1841 terms; Philadelphia (1861); appointed, tax appraiser, Philadelphia (1847); appointed, health officer, city of Philadelphia; died, June 23, 1865 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.