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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1937-1938 Democrat
1939-1940 Democrat
1941-1942 Democrat
1943-1944 Democrat
1945-1946 Democrat
1965 Democrat
1966 Democrat
 Counties   Philadelphia


08/27/1907 - 06/15/1966

SKALE, Joseph, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, August 27, 1907 in the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; graduated, South Philadelphia High School; LL.B, Temple University Law School; attorney; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1937 term (Sworn-In on December 1, 1936); reelected and served 4 consecutive terms thereafter; appointed, Joint State Government Commission Sub-Committee on revision of the Penal Code (1945-1946); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House to the 1947 term; Special Assistant Attorney General, Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General (1955-1963); elected, alternate delegate, Democratic National Convention (1956, 1960); reelected to the House for the 1965 term; died while in office, June 15, 1966, in the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.