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OLAF E. OLSEN


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1949-1950 Democrat
1951-1952 Democrat
1953-1954 Democrat
1955-1956 Democrat
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

06/04/1896 - 06/19/1962

OLSEN, Olaf E., a Representative from Allegheny County; born, July 4, 1896 in Mandal, Vest-Agder County, Norway; attended, Norwegian Public Schools; attended, New York City Public Schools; independent retail food merchant; director, Brookline Savings and Trust Company, Pittsburgh; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1948; reelected and served 3 more consecutive terms; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1956); died, June 19, 1962 in Delaware; interred, St. George Cemetery, Carrick, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.