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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Office Position District Party
1961 Representative Democrat
1962 Representative Democrat
 Counties   Philadelphia


04/11/1904 - 09/30/1983

DOUGHTEN, John V., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, April 11, 1904 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; graduated, Roman Catholic High School, 1922; B.S., Villanova University, 1926; attended, Harvard Law School; LL.B., Temple University, 1930; attorney; presidential appointee, chief counsel, Eastern District, Federal Homeowners Loan Corp.; chair, 45th Ward Democratic Committee; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1961 term; not a successful candidate for reelection to the House in the 1962 General election; died, September 30, 1983 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Cheltenham, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.