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Sessions Office Position District Party
1858 Representative Democrat
Counties Philadelphia City

Biography

01/14/1872


DONOVAN, Cornelius M., a Representative from Philadelphia City; second lieutenant, Company D, 16th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861, Civil War); elected, Board of Health, Philadelphia (1857); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1858 term; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1862-1867); elected, Democratic Executive Committee, Philadelphia (1863); presidential appointee, Revenue Agent for the State of Texas (1868); special agent, United States Treasury Department (1869-1872); died, January 14, 1872 in Austin, Travis County, Texas.  


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