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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1923-1924 Republican
1925-1926 Republican
1927-1928 Republican
1929-1930 Republican
1931-1932 Republican
1933-1934 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia


09/28/1884 - 03/17/1933

MATHAY, Jacob, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born in Mainz, Germany, September 28, 1884; graduated, Central High School, 1903; graduated, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1906; governmental appeal agent, selective service draft (World War I); lawyer; member, 40th Ward Republican Committee; elected, council, city of Philadelphia (1916-1920); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1923 term and reelected to serve 5 consecutive terms thereafter; died while in office, March 17, 1933 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.