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"Death Claims Noted Educator." The Philadelphia Inquirer [James Elverson] 15 Jan. 1904, 2.


Sessions Office Position District Party
1866 Representative Republican
1867 Representative Republican
1868 Representative Republican
1869 Representative Republican
1870 Representative Republican
Counties Philadelphia


05/07/1834 - 01/14/1904

ADAIRE, Alexander, a Representative from Philadelphia; born, May 7, 1834 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; carpenter; elected as a Repubican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1866 term; reelected to the House to serve 4 more consecutive terms; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1871); lumber merchant (30 years); member, Board of Education, Philadelphia (1874-1903); president, Philadelphia Lumber Exchange; died, January 14, 1904 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

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