Joseph Alonzo Langfitt, Sr. (R44) Allegheny (Part) County 1907-1910
Joseph Alonzo Langfitt, Jr., born October 19, 1858, Kendall, Beaver County, Pennsylvania; son of Phillip and Mary Ann Christler Langfitt; Washington and Jefferson College, A.B., 1879, Washington and Jefferson College, A.M., 1882; admitted, Allegheny Bar, Beaver County, 1882; attorney; select council, Allegheny County, four years; board of school control, Allegheny County, three years; president, Mercantile Bank, Federal National Bank of Pittsburgh, Bank of Brushton; director, Bankers Trust Company, Central Trust company of Pittsburgh; Supreme Regent, Royal Arcanum, president, National Fraternal Congress; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1907-1910; married, Mary Agnes Burry Langfitt, children, Joseph Alonso Langfitt, Jr., Lotus Langfitt; died, March 17, 1934, (aged 75), Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interment, Homewood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 44th district, Allegheny (Part) County, 1907-1910; committee assignments, Banks and Building and Loan Associations, Congressional Apportionment, Education, Insurance (Chairman), Judicial Apportionment, Judicial General, Public Printing.
The Pennsylvania Manual, (1910). Miller, H.P., (Compiler). Baker, W.H., (Assistant Compiler). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 993, 1000-1003, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 973.
Distinguished successful Americans of our day; By Successful Americans (Firm: Chicago, Illinois 1912).
The Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) · Monday, March 19, 1934 · Page 31.