01/11/1833 - 03/30/1898

LAFFERTY, Samuel Martin, a Representative from Allegheny county; born, January 11, 1833 in Elder’s Ridge, Indiana County, Pa.; farmer; employed, canal boat; livestock commission merchant; proprietor, Ross, Lafferty Bros. & Co., livestock dealers; elected, select council, Pittsburgh; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representative as a Republican in 1882; reelected to the House for 5 more consecutive terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1894); died, March 30, 1898 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Homewood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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