01/10/1870 - 03/10/1952

FOSTER, Dr. Samuel Gates, a Representative from Venango County; born, January 10, 1868 in Belmont, Allegany County, NY; attended, University of Michigan (1886-1888); attended, Eclectic Medical College, NY; attended, Hahnemann Medical College; attended, New York Post Graduate School; served, commissary, Second Brigade, Pennsylvania National Guard (1898-1902) appointed, aide de-camp to Major General of the Pennsylvania National Guard (1902); judge advocate, Pennsylvania National Guard (1909-1912); general practice physician; surgeon, Pennsylvania and Erie Railroad Companies; elected, council, Franklin (3 terms); elected, mayor, Franklin (1903-1906); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1908; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1910); died, March 10, 1952 in Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

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