01/14/1832 - 04/06/1897

HILL, Joseph Meredith, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, January 14, 1832 in Grove (now West Whiteland), Chester County, Pa.; coach manufacturer; iron rail manufacturer; blacksmith, United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Philadelphia; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1874; reelected to serve for 4 more consecutive terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1880); janitor; died, April 6, 1897 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Ivy Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

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