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Name Position Session Party County District Born/Died
Anderson, George Holmes Speaker 1871-1875* W, R Allegheny 23 1832 - 1890
Best, Valentine Speaker 1847-1849 D Columbia, Luzerne 13 03/08/1801 - 10/28/1857
Bigler, William Speaker 1841-1845* JD Armstrong, Cambria, Clearfield, Indiana 20 1814 - 1880
Bingham, William Speaker 1793-1796* F Philadelphia 0 1752 - 1804
Brady, James Speaker 1803-1814* DR Armstrong, Indiana, Jefferson, Westmoreland 0 1763 - 1839
Brodhead, Albert Gallatin Speaker 1870-1872 D Carbon, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Wayne 10,13 08/13/1815 - 01/18/1891
Browne, Nathaniel Borrodaille Speaker 1855-1857 D Philadelphia 2 07/21/1819 - 03/13/1875
Burden, Jesse Reading Speaker 1827-1838* D Philadelphia 0 01/08/1796 - 05/02/1875
Burnside, Thomas Speaker 1811-1826* JR Centre, Clearfield, McKean, Potter 13 1782 - 1851
Carson, Thomas Erskine Speaker 1845-1853* W Adams, Franklin 11,18 08/06/1791 - 04/26/1857
Crispin, Benjamin Speaker 1841-1843 D Philadelphia 2 10/15/1792 - 07/04/1864
Cunningham, Thomas Scott Speaker 1931-1940* D Crawford, Erie, Mercer 23 1790 - 1855
Cutler, George H. President Pro Tempore,
Speaker
1873-1875 R Erie, Warren 30,49 10/29/1809 - 07/26/1882
Davis, Elisha W. Speaker 1873-1876 R Philadelphia 5 09/08/1828 - 02/13/1887
Ewing, John Hoge Speaker 1838-1842 W Washington 17 10/05/1796 - 06/09/1887
Finney, Darwin Abel Speaker 1855-1861 W Crawford, Erie 20,27 08/11/1814 - 08/25/1868
Francis, William Miller Speaker 1857-1859* R Lawrence, Mercer, Venango 26 1810 - 1894
Gibbons, Charles L. Speaker 1845-1847 W Philadelphia 1 03/30/1814 - 08/14/1884
Graham, James Leonard Speaker 1863-1873* R Allegheny 24 1817 - 1895
Hall, Louis Williams Speaker 1861-1867 R Blair, Cambria, Centre, Clearfield, Huntingdon, Juniata, Mifflin, Perry 20,21 07/04/1833 - 07/12/1897
Hamlin, Byron Delano Speaker 1853-1855* D Clearfield, Elk, Forest, McKean, Potter, Tioga 18 1824 - 1907
Hare, Robert Speaker 1795-1800* F Delaware, Philadelphia 0 1752 - 1811
Hawkins, William George Speaker 1823-1832* JD, IMP Greene, Washington 0 1799 - 1876
Hiester, William Speaker 1841-1843 AM Lancaster, York 6 10/10/1790 - 10/13/1853
Hiester, William Muhlenberg Speaker 1853-1855 D Berks 5 05/15/1818 - 08/16/1878
Johnston, William Freame Speaker 1847 W Armstrong, Cambria, Clearfield, Indiana 0 1808 - 1872
Kingsbury Jr, Ebeneezer Speaker 1837-1841* JD Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Wayne 0 1804 - 1844
Kunkel, John Christian Speaker 1851-1854 W Dauphin, Northumberland 8 09/18/1816 - 10/14/1870
Lane, Presley Carr Speaker 1795-1818* JR, ID, DR Fayette, Greene, Westmoreland 0,17 1764 - 1819
Lawrence, George Van Eman Speaker 1849-1882* W, R Beaver, Greene, Washington 23,46 11/13/1818 - 10/02/1904
Lowrie, Walter Speaker 1811-1818* DR Allegheny, Beaver, Butler 0 1784 - 1868
Maclay, Samuel Speaker 1797-1802* DR Northumberland 0 06/17/1741 - 09/05/1811
Mahon, Alexander Speaker 1821-1828* DR Cumberland, Perry 16 1782 - 1855
Markley, Philip Swenk Speaker 1819-1823 D Montgomery 3,7 07/02/1789 - 09/12/1834
Marks, William Speaker 1819-1825 D Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler 19,22 10/13/1778 - 04/10/1858
Matthias, Benjamin Speaker 1847-1851* W Philadelphia 1 1808 - 1852
Morris, Anthony Speaker 1791-1794* F Philadelphia 0 1766 - 1860
Myers, Christian Speaker 1851-1853 W Armstrong, Clarion, Indiana 25 06/24/1796 - 10/06/1877
Palmer, Robert Moffett Speaker 1859-1861 R Schuylkill 7 12/14/1820 - 04/26/1862
Pearson, John Speaker 1801-1804* DR Lancaster 0 1740 - 1829
Penney, John P. Speaker 1859-1864 W, R Allegheny 24 1817 - 01/04/1873
Penrose, Charles Bingham Speaker 1833-1857* DR, W, R Adams, Cumberland, Franklin, Perry, Philadelphia 1,14,16 10/06/1798 - 04/06/1857
Peters II, Richard Speaker 1790-1792 W Philadelphia 0 06/22/1743 - 08/22/1828
Piatt, William McKinney Speaker 1853-1855* D Bradford, Susquehanna, Wyoming 0 1814 - 1889
Postlethwaite, Samuel Speaker 1794-1801 F Cumberland 0 01/17/1739 - 08/24/1810
Powel, Samuel Speaker 1790-1794 F Delaware, Philadelphia 0 10/28/1738 - 09/29/1793
Reyburn, John Edgar Speaker 1877-1892 R Philadelphia 5 02/07/1845 - 01/04/1914
Ringland, Thomas Speaker 1827-1834 D Greene, Washington 20 08/03/1783 - 01/06/1869
Rogers, William Tennent Speaker 1831-1839* D Bucks 4 06/17/1799 - 06/29/1866
Ross, William Sterling Speaker 1845-1847 IMP Columbia, Luzerne 13 08/11/1802 - 07/11/1868
Rutan, James Smith Speaker 1869-1890* R Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Washington 26 05/29/1838 - 06/18/1892
Sherwood, Daniel Lee Speaker 1843-1845* D Bradford, Tioga 0 1809 - 1886
Steele, John Speaker 1803-1806* DR Lancaster 0 1758 - 1827
Sterigere, John Benton Speaker 1839-1846* D Chester, Delaware, Montgomery 3 10/13/1793 - 10/13/1852
Stinson, Charles Henderson Speaker 1867-1870 R Chester, Delaware, Montgomery 5 06/28/1825 - 03/13/1899
Strang, Butler B. Speaker 1871-1876 R Cameron, McKean, Potter, Tioga 16 03/16/1829 - 05/10/1884
Strohm, John Speaker 1835-1841 AM Lancaster, York 6,7 10/16/1793 - 09/12/1884
Sturgeon, Daniel Speaker 1827-1830* JD Fayette 19 10/27/1789 - 07/03/1878
Taggart, David Speaker 1855-1857 W Dauphin, Northumberland 8 05/28/1822 - 06/30/1888
Tod, John Speaker 1814-1816 DR Bedford, Cambria, Somerset 14 09/24/1780 - 03/27/1830
Turney, Jacob Speaker 1857-1859 D Fayette, Westmoreland 22 02/18/1825 - 10/04/1891
Turrell, William J. Speaker 1863-1865 R Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Wyoming 9,11 03/23/1814 - 08/31/1881
Walker, John Hoge Speaker 1849-1851* W Crawford, Erie 27 1800 - 1875
Wallace, William Andrew Speaker 1863-1886* D Blair, Cambria, Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk 18,20,23,34 11/27/1827 - 05/27/1896
Weaver Jr., Isaac Speaker 1809-1820* JR Greene, Washington 18 03/01/1756 - 05/22/1830
Welsh, William Henry Speaker 1856-1859 D York 17 02/23/1826 - 12/02/1903
White, Henry Lloyd Speaker 1862-1874* R Armstrong, Cambria, Indiana, Jefferson, Westmoreland 21,22,24 01/12/1834 - 06/23/1920
Whitehill, Robert Speaker 1801-1804* DR Cumberland 0 1738 - 1813
Wilcox, William Pendleton Speaker 1843-1845* JD, IMP Jefferson, McKean, Potter, Tioga, Venango, Warren 0 1794 - 1868
Williamson Jr., William Speaker 1846-1848 W Chester, Delaware 4 1794 - 07/25/1866
Woods, John Speaker 1797-1800* F Allegheny, Greene, Washington 0 1761 - 1816
Worthington, Wilmer Speaker 1864-1869 R Chester, Delaware, Montgomery 2,5 01/22/1804 - 09/11/1873

*served non-consecutive terms