03/12/1832 - 10/31/1901

SOUDER, Joseph R., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, March 12, 1832 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; private, Company B, 19th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861, Civil War); iron moulder; conductor and usher, United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Philadelphia; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1881 and 1887 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1882, 1888); died, October 31, 1901 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Lafayette Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

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