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JACOB F. MATTHEWS


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1937-1938 Republican
1939-1940 Republican
 Counties   Lycoming

Biography

02/18/1891 - 03/28/1963

MATTHEWS, Jacob F., a Representative from Lycoming County; born in Cogan House Township, Lycoming County, Pa., February 18, 1891; attended, The Automotive Engineering School of Detroit; maintenance and concessions operation, New York City Railroad (20 years); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1937 term (Sworn-In on December 1, 1936) and 1939 term; resigned from the House, December 30, 1939; elected, sheriff, Lycoming County (1942-1946); elected, commissioner, Lycoming County (1946-1956); died, March 28, 1963 in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania; interred, Salladasburg Cemetery, Salladasburg, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.