CARSON, Joseph M., a Representative from Allegheny County; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1875 and 1876 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1877 term; appointed, bank assessor, Allegheny County (1878-1879); engaged, real estate business; editor, Pittsburgh Sunday Critic (1884-1888); owner, Sunday Critic Publishing Company (1884-1888); died, October 18, 1888 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

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