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EARL E. HEWITT, SR.


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1933-1934 Republican
1939-1940 Republican
1941-1942 Republican
1943-1944 Republican
1945-1946 Republican
1947-1948 Republican
1949-1950 Republican
1951-1952 Republican
1953-1954 Republican
1955-1956 Republican
 Counties   Indiana

Biography

07/22/1872 - 08/09/1972

HEWITT, Earl Edward, Sr., a Representative from Indiana County; born, Penfield, Clearfield County, Pa., on July 22, 1872; graduated, DuBois High School, 1898; E.M., The Pennsylvania State (University) College, 1903; mining engineer; engaged, security business; appointed, postmaster, United States Post Office, Dilltown (10 years); coal operator (20 years); elected, delegate, Republican National Convention (1928); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1932; reelected to the House in 1938 and served 9 consecutive terms thereafter; appointed, Commission to Make Certain Studies of Bituminous Coal Mines (1939-1940); appointed, Anthracite Subsidence Commission (1943-1944); appointed, Joint Legislative Committee on Strip Mining (1945-1946); appointed, Joint Legislative Historical Committee (1947-1948); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1947-1948); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1934, 1956); died, August 9, 1972 in the city of Indiana, Indiana County, Pennsylvania; interred, Erie Cemetery, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania.