08/25/1800 - 03/03/1883

DARSIE, George, a Representative from Allegheny County; born, August 25, 1800 in Anstruther, Fife, Scotland; cabinet maker; clerk and prothonotary, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Allegheny County; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1836-1837 term; reelected to the House as a Whig for the 1840 and 1841 terms; elected, Pennsylvania Canal Commissioner (1842); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1842-1850, 1853-1854); elected, Senate Speaker (1848-1849); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania Canal Commissioner (1854); director and treasurer, Ohio and Pennsylvania Railroad; president, Western Insurance Company; died, March 3, 1883 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Union Dale Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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