07/07/1819 - 03/13/1870

SIMPSON, Richard, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, July 7, 1819 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; clerk; hotel keeper; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1849 and 1850; elected, delegate, Democratic State Convention (1853); weighmaster, Pennsylvania Canal, Philadelphia (1853); chair, Philadelphia Democratic Executive Committee (1860); died, March 13, 1870 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. 

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