10/20/1846 - 02/01/1897

PHILLIPS, David D., a Representative from Schuylkill County; born October 20, 1846 in Wales; corporal, Company L, 60th Regiment, 3rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry (1864-1865, Civil War); corporal, Company M, 65th Regiment, 5th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry (1865, Civil War); attended, University at Lewisburg (now Bucknell University); attended, Peirce’s Commercial College (now Peirce College); engaged, mercantile business; elected, school director, Butler Township, Pa. (1874-1875); postmaster, United States Postal Service, Gordon, Pa. (1876-1885, 1891-1895); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1878); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1884 and 1886; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1888); elected, chair, Schuylkill County Republican Committee (1889-1891); elected, chair, Republican County Convention (1891); secretary, Norfolk & Ocean View Railroad Company; secretary, Willoughby Hotel & Cottage Company; elected, council, Gordon; secretary and manager, Lakeside Railroad Company; died, February 1, 1897 in Gordon, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; interred, Christ Church Cemetery, Fountain Springs, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

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