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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1951-1952 Democrat
1953-1954 Democrat
1955-1956 Democrat
1957-1958 Democrat
 Counties   Philadelphia


03/15/1907 - 07/26/1967

TOLL, Herman, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, March 15, 1907 in Kiev, Kiev Oblast, Ukraine; graduated, West Philadelphia High School, 1925; LL.B., Temple University School of Law, 1930; lawyer; member, Pennsylvania Prison Society; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1951 term; reelected to the House to serve 3 consecutive terms thereafter; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1958); elected, United States Congress (1959-1967); died, July 26, 1967 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Roosevelt Memorial Park, Trevose, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Archival Collections

The Papers of the Lawrence F. O’Brien White House Congressional Liaison Office Files, 1961-1963, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston, Ma.

The Julius Bisno Papers, ca. 1780-1980, American Jewish Historical Society, Center for Jewish History, New York, NY

The Sam Rayburn Papers, ca. 1831-2007, University of Texas at Austin, Briscoe Center for American History, Austin, Tx.


After 4 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, HERMAN TOLL went on to serve in congress