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MORRIS JACOB ROOT


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1927-1928 Republican
1929-1930 Republican
1931-1932 Republican
1933-1934 Republican
1935-1936 Republican
1943-1944 Republican
1945-1946 Republican
1947-1948 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

11/04/1895 - 09/1982

ROOT, Morris Jacob (Moische Rudnitzky), a Representative from Philadelphia County; born in Novogrudock, Russia (Belarus), November 4, 1895; graduated, South Philadelphia High School, 1915; B.S., University of Pennsylvania, 1920; Certified Public Accountant; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1927, 1929, 1931, 1933, 1935, 1943, 1945, and 1947 terms; appointed, Joint Legislative Committee on Tax-Exempt Real Property (1947-1948); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House for the 1937, 1939 and 1941 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1949 term; died in September of 1982.
 
 
 
Bibliography

Root, Morris J. “Receivership Accounting,” Journal of Accountancy 31 (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, 1921).