04/04/1854 - 10/26/1930

COTTON, Emmett Emerson, a Representative from Allegheny County; born in West Brownsville, Washington County, Pa., April 4, 1854; attorney-at-law (1877-1930); counsel, Guardians of the Poor of Pittsburgh (1883-1885); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1891 term; reelected to serve 2 more consecutive terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1896); died, October 26, 1930 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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