12/28/1868 - 11/24/1945

DAUGHERTY, Harry K., a Representative from Mercer County; born in Pine Township, Mercer County, Pa., December 28, 1868; graduated, Grove City College; first lieutenant, 15th Regiment, Pennsylvania National Guard (1898-1899, Spanish-American War); teacher, Grove City College (2 years); lawyer (1895-1944); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1901 and 1903 terms; appointed, Commission to for the South Carolina Exposition (1901-1902); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1904); appointed, assistant attorney, United States Spanish-American Treaty Claims Commission (1903-1907) appointed, member, United States Spanish-American Treaty Claims Commission (1907-1910); owner and editor, Grove City Reporter (1911); elected, delegate, Republican National Convention (1912); solicitor, Grove City (1912-1926); unsuccessful campaign, judge, Superior Court of Pennsylvania (1913); appointed, arbitrator, United States Board of Mediation and Conciliation (1916); appointed, deputy attorney general, Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General (1917-1919); unsuccessful campaign, State Senate (1922); appointed, trustee, Mercer State Hospital (1923); appointed, assistant business solicitor, United States Department of Treasury (1926-1933); senior counsel, Pennsylvania Department of Highways (1939-1943); appointed, Pennsylvania State Bridge and Tunnel Commission (1941); died, November 24, 1945 in Aspinwall, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia.

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