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JOHN J. McDEVITT, III


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1935-1936 Republican
1937-1938 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

05/08/1905 - 03/12/2000

McDEVITT, John Joseph, III, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, May 8, 1905 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; attended, Friends’ School; attended, Chestnut Hill Academy; attended, Lawrenceville Preparatory School; attended, Haverford School; LL.B., Temple University Law School, 1928; served, "U.S.S. Shipley Bay" (1945), United States Navy (1943-1945, World War II); lawyer; elected as a Republican to serve the 1935 and 1937 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1939 term; elected, city council, Philadelphia (1940-1951); gubernatorial appointee, president judge, Common Pleas Court, Philadelphia (1964; elected, senior judge, 1965-1981); died, March 12, 2000 in Abington, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; interred, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Cheltenham, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.