10/12/1840 - 12/13/1927

DOUTHETT, David Black, a Representative from Butler County; born, October 12, 1840 in Penn Township, Butler County, Pa.; attended, Witherspoon Institute; private, Company H, 102nd Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861-1865, Civil War); school teacher (1857-1861); farmer; engaged, mercantile business; elected, justice of the peace (10 years); postmaster, United States Postal Service, Brownsdale (3 terms); school director, Butler County (12 years); mercantile appraiser, Butler County (1890); gubernatorial appointee, delegate, Farmers’ National Congress (1891); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1893 and 1895 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1896); member, council, Wilkinsburg; died, December 13, 1927 in Wilkinsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Brownsdale Cemetery, Brownsdale, Butler County, Pennsylvania.

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