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FRANCIS WILLIAM BUCCHIN


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1947-1948 Democrat
1949-1950 Democrat
1951-1952 Democrat
1953-1954 Democrat
1955-1956 Democrat
1957-1958 Democrat
 Counties   Northampton

Biography

10/12/1886 - 10/10/1960

BUCCHIN, Francis William (Francesco Pocchia), a Representative from Northampton County; born in Saint Angelo, DeLombard, Italy, October 12, 1886; attended, Bethlehem public and parochial schools; owner and operator, barber shop; elected, school director, Bethlehem (1937-1940, 1943-1946); unsuccessful campaign, council, Bethlehem (1941); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of  Representatives for the 1947 term; reelected to serve 5 consecutive terms thereafter; appointed, Joint Legislative Historical Committee (1947-1948); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1958); died, October 10, 1960 in Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania; interred, Holy Saviour Cemetery, Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.