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Sessions Office Position District Party
1870 Representative Republican
1871 Representative Republican
1872 Representative Republican
1873 Representative Republican
Counties Philadelphia

Biography

02/17/1825 - 07/01/1889


ALBRIGHT, Adam, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 17, 1825; printer’s apprentice; elected, Republican Executive Committee, 19th Ward (1859); elected, school board, Philadelphia (1868); elected, delegate, State Republican Convention (1868-1874); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1870 term; reelected to serve 3 more consecutive terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1874 term; elected, select council, Philadelphia (1873, 1879-1880), deputy sheriff, Philadelphia (1874-1876, 1882-1884); elected, guardian of the poor, Philadelphia (1875-1878); gubernatorial appointee, sealer of weights and measures, Philadelphia (1876-1882); collector of delinquent taxes, Philadelphia (1883-1889); died, July 1, 1889 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Cedar Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.


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