08/27/1843 - 11/09/1917

DOUGHERTY, Robert, a Representative from Armstrong County; born, August 27, 1843 near Rochester, Monroe County, NY; served, Company K, 26th Regiment, New York Volunteers (1861-1863, Civil War); carpenter; superintendent, Parker Gas Company; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1885 and 1887 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1888); elected, treasurer, Harvey County, Ks. (1896-1890); elected, Kansas State Legislature (1901-1905); appointed, superintendent, Newton City Water Works; died, November 9, 1917 in the city of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas; interred, Greenwood Cemetery, Newton, Harvey County, Kansas.

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