11/18/1832 - 05/09/1911

RUSSELL, Joshua, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, November 18, 1832 in County Donegal, Ireland; private, Company C, 31st Regiment, Pennsylvania Emergency Militia (1863, Civil War); plasterer; clerk, United States Postal Service, Philadelphia (1873-1886); elected, school director, Philadelphia (1881-1885, 1897-1904); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1887 and 1889 terms; resigned from the House, December 1, 1889; elected, delegate, Republican State Convention (1889); appointed, tax collector, Federal Department of Revenue, Philadelphia (1889-1892); died, May 9, 1911 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

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