02/08/1842 - 11/16/1913

O’BRIEN, James A., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, February 8, 1842 in Ireland; saloon keeper; proprietor, boarding house; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1874 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1875 term; United States Shipping Commissioner, Port of Philadelphia (1884-1885); proprietor, O’Brien and Sneden, shipping company; died, November 16, 1913 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Cathedral Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

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