1834 - 04/06/1899

JOHNSTON, Robert, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, circa 1834 in Ireland; silk dryer; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1870 and 1871 terms; vice president, Philadelphia Republican Convention (1871); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1876); died, April 6, 1899 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, North Cedar Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.   

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