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WILSON D. GILLETTE


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1931-1932 Republican
1933-1934 Republican
1935-1936 Republican
1937-1938 Republican
1939-1940 Republican
1941-1942 Republican
 Counties   Bradford

Biography

07/01/1880 - 08/07/1951

GILLETTE, Wilson Darwin, a Representative from Bradford County; born July 1, 1880 in Sheshequin Township, Bradford County, Pa.; graduated, Ulster High School; attended, Susquehanna Collegiate Institute, Towanda, Pa.; farmer; general store clerk; automobile industry (17 years); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1931 term and served 6 consecutive terms; appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1939-1940); resigned from the House, December 3, 1941; elected, United States Congress (Special Election, November 4, 1941-1951); died while in office of the Congress, August 7, 1951 in Towanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania; interred, Oak Hill Cemetery, Towanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.
 



After 6 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, WILSON D. GILLETTE went on to serve in congress