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JOHN E. BACKENSTOE


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1961 Republican
1962 Republican
1963 Republican
1964 Republican
 Counties   Lehigh

Biography

11/25/1932 -

BACKENSTOE, John E., "Jeb,", a Representative from Lehigh County; born in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa., November 25, 1932; B.A., Trinity College; LL.B, University of Pennsylvania School of Law; captain, United States Army Reserves; attorney (1957-1971); director, Allentown Bethlehem Home for Children; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1961 and 1963 terms; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House for the 1965 term; elected, judge, Lehigh County Courts (1971-1991); senior judge, Lehigh County courts.