11/04/1837 - 08/12/1911

GILLESPIE, Robert, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 4, 1837; captain, Company B, 26th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861-1864, Civil War); tanner, coiner, United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Philadelphia (1865-1874), inspector, United States Custom Service, Philadelphia; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1874 term; reelected to the House for 5 more consecutive terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1881 term; fireman; city magistrate, Philadelphia (1885-1910); died, August 12, 1911 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interned, Greenwood Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

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