12/23/1817 - 04/14/1871

BISHOP, Stilwell Shaw, a Representative from Philadelphia City; born, December 23, 1817 in Pennsylvania; coal merchant; president, Broad-Top Semi-Anthracite Coal Co.; elected as a Republican American to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1857 term; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1857); died, April 14, 1871 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

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