Sessions Office Position District Party
1883-1884 Representative Republican
1885-1886 Representative Republican
1887-1888 Representative Republican
1889-1890 Representative Republican
1907-1908 Representative Fusion Republican
1909-1910 Representative Fusion Republican
1911-1912 Representative Independent Republican
Counties Philadelphia


03/23/1845 - 01/26/1922

DEARDEN, Robert Roland, Sr., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, March 23, 1845 in Lowell, Middlesex County, Ma.; attended, English and Classical Institute of Springfield, Ma.; president, United States Review Publishing Business (55 years); editor and publisher, Northwestern Review and United States Review; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1883, 1885, 1887 and 1889 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1891 term; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on a Fusion-Republican ticket for the 1907 and 1909 terms; reelected to the House as an Independent Republican for the 1911 term; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House for the 1913 term; died, January 26, 1922 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

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