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CHARLES C. SMITH


 

Sessions

Session Year Position District Party
1943- 1944 Republican
1945- 1946 Republican
1947- 1948 Republican
1949- 1950 Majority Whip Republican
1951- 1952 Majority Floor Leader Republican
1953- 1954 Speaker Republican
1955- 1956 Minority Floor Leader Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

10/08/1908 - 12/22/1970

SMITH, Charles C., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, October 8, 1908 in the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; graduated, Northeast High School, 1927; partner, Smith and Boyd, fuel business firm; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives by Special Election on September 14, 1943 to serve the remaining 1943 term; Sworn-In, October 4, 1943 and reelected to the House to 6 consecutive terms thereafter; elected, Speaker (1953-1954); elected, Majority Leader (1951-1952); elected, Minority Leader (1955-1956); elected, Majority Whip (1949-1950); appointed, Pennsylvania Aeronautics Commission (1945-1946); appointed, Joint Legislative Committee on Alcoholism (1947-1948); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1949-1956: Subcommittee on Aviation, 1949-1950: Subcommittee on Highway and Motor Vehicle Problems, 1949-1950: Subcommittee on Interstate Waters, Delaware River Basin, 1949-1950: Subcommittee on Liquor Problems, 1949-1950); appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Interstate Cooperation (1949-1960; vice-chair, 1957-1960); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1956); elected, Auditor General of Pennsylvania (1957-1960); appointed, Interstate Commission on Delaware River Basin (1957-1960); appointed, General State Authority (1957-1960); appointed, Bridge and Highway Authority (1957-1960); appointed, Public School Building Authority (1957-1960); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Treasurer (1960); died, December 22, 1970 in Wynnwood, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; interred, Westminster Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.