01/27/1818 - 03/22/1893

STAPLES, Richard S., a Representative from Carbon and Monroe Counties; born, January 27, 1818 in Pennsylvania; merchant; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1872 and 1873 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1874 term; building contractor; died, March 22, 1893 in White Haven, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; interred, Stroudsburg Cemetery, Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania. 

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