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Pennsylvania State Senate

Robert Allison McMurtrie


Session Position District Party
1851 15 Whig
 Counties   Blair, Cambria, Huntingdon


1811 - 1880

Born in Petersburg, Huntingdon County, December 15, 1811;  graduated from Jefferson College; read law with Judge (and Pennsylvania state Senator) John Reed; Huntingdon bar, 1833; moved to Hollidaysburg, 1840; elected as a Whig to the state House of Representatives, 1844; and the state Senate 1850;  Died August 29, 1880, after church services in Hollidaysburg.  The son of David and Martha (Elliot) McMurtrie. Married Maria Matilda Milliken, Holidaysburg, Blair County. President Judge.

From Composite of Blair Co. Bar, Brumbaugh, Altoona, Pa.