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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




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1933-1934 Representative Republican
1935-1936 Representative Republican
1937-1938 Representative Republican
1939-1940 Representative Republican
1941-1942 Representative Republican
 Counties   Dauphin


02/11/1892 - 02/03/1957

HABBYSHAW, William Earl, a Representative from Dauphin County; born, February 11, 1892 in Hummelstown, Dauphin County, Pa.; attended, Derry Township public schools; flagman, Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company, Harrisburg; elected, Board of Education, Hummelstown (1931-1951); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1933 term; reelected to serve 4 more consecutive terms thereafter; appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1939-1940); appointed, Joint Legislative Committee to Investigate Charges of Conspiracy in the General Assembly (1941-1942); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1942); Republican State Chairman; chief clerk, commissioners, Dauphin County (1941-1943); elected, Chief Clerk, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1943-1954, 1957); died, February 3, 1957 in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; interred, Hummelstown Cemetery, Hummelstown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.