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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1957-1958 Democrat
1959 Democrat
1960 Democrat
 Counties   Allegheny


08/07/1917 - 07/20/1967

DEVLIN, John H., a Representative from Allegheny County; born, August 7, 1917 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa.; graduated, Central Catholic High School; B.A., Duquesne University, 1937; LL.B., University of Pittsburgh Law School, 1940; special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation (1940-1947); real estate deputy, Sheriff’s Office of Allegheny County (1947-1951); attorney; assistant district attorney, Allegheny County (1956-1964); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1957 and 1959 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1960); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1961-1967); appointed, General State Authority (1965-1967); appointed, State Highway and Bridge Authority (1965-1967); appointed, State Public School Building Authority (1965-1967); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1965-1967); appointed, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (1965-1967); appointed, Commission on Interstate Cooperation (1965-1967); died while in office of the Senate, July 20, 1967 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Calvary Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.