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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




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1961 Republican
1962 Republican
1967 Republican
1968 Republican
 Counties   Butler


08/27/1924 - 04/20/2008

KING, Thomas W., Jr., a Representative from Butler County; born in Grove City, Mercer County, Pa., August 27, 1924; attended, Knox College; attended, Grove City College; D.D.S., University of Pittsburgh; bombardier, Air Corps, United States Army (1942-1945, World War II); commanding officer, 3rd Infantry Division, Dental Corps, United States Army (Korean War); commanding officer, medical company, Pennsylvania National Guard; dentist; unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1958); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1960 and 1966; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1962); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1968); elected, commissioner, Butler County (1989-1992); owner, competitive harness racing horses; died, April 20, 2008 in the city of Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania.