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JOSEPH A. FERKO


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1935-1936 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

04/01/1895 - 04/19/1964

FERKO, Joseph Aloysius, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, April 1, 1895 in the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; graduated, South Philadelphia High School; Doctor of Pharmacy, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy; served, United States Naval Reserve; pharmacist; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1935 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House in the 1936 General election; founder, Ferko String Band (1923-1964); died, April 19, 1964 in the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

 

Bibliography

Bradshaw, Dave and Tom Frangicetto  Joe's Boys: The Story of Joseph A. Ferko ad the Ferko Stringband  Reading, PA: Exeter House Books, 1995.