11/03/1844 - 09/25/1926

PERRY, Thomas, a Representative from Mercer County; born, November 3, 1844 in Wolverhampton, England; served, Second United States Cavalry (1865-1868, Indian wars); miner; watchman; justice of the peace, Wheatland; chair, Mercer County Republican Committee; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to serve the 1881 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1883 term; engaged, iron industry; clerk, Pennsylvania Department of Internal Affairs (1895-1904); chief clerk, Pennsylvania Department of Internal Affairs (1904-1921); died, September 25, 1926 in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; interred, Paxtang Cemetery, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.

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