12/02/1869 - 03/29/1943

PERRY, Samuel J., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, December 2, 1869 in Delaware City, New Castle County, De.; boiler maker; discount clerk, office of the Receiver of Taxes, Philadelphia; member, 25th Ward Republican Executive Committee; president, 25th Ward Independent Republican Club; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1909 term; reelected and served 11 more consecutive terms; elected, Republican Caucus Chair (1923-1932); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1932); clerk, office of the Sheriff, Philadelphia County (1932-1943); died, March 29, 1943 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

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