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J. THOMPSON PETTIGREW


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1945-1946 Democrat
1949-1950 Democrat
1951-1952 Democrat
1953-1954 Democrat
1955-1956 Democrat
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

12/27/1897 - 12/31/1977

PETTIGREW, JesseThomas, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, December 27, 1897 in the city of Baltimore, Md.; graduated, Teachers Training School, Baltimore; graduated, Temple University Law School; florist; member and secretary, 47th Ward Democratic Executive Committee; unsuccessful campaign, city council, Philadelphia (1935); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1945 term; reelected to the House for the 1949 term and served 3 more consecutive terms thereafter; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1946, 1956); died in December 31, 1977 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Rolling Green Memorial Hills, West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania.