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WILSON G. SARIG


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1915-1916 Democrat
1917-1918 Democrat
1919-1920 Democrat
1923-1924 Democrat
1925-1926 Democrat
1927-1928 Democrat
1931-1932 Minority Floor Leader Democrat
1933-1934 Minority Floor Leader Democrat
1935-1936 Speaker Democrat
 Counties   Berks

Biography

03/07/1874 - 03/14/1936

SARIG, Wilson G., a Representative from Berks County; born in Lenhartsville, Berks County, Pa., March 7, 1874; graduated, Keystone State (University) Normal School, 1894; teacher (1891-1936); elected, justice of the peace, Muhlenberg Township (1900-1915); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1915, 1917 and 1919 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1920); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1920); reelected to the House to serve the 1923 term and served 6 nonconsecutive terms thereafter (1925-1928 and 1931-1936); elected, Speaker (1935-1936); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1928); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania Auditor General (1932); died while in office, March 14, 1936 in Temple Borough, Berks County, Pennsylvania; interred, Laureldale Cemetery, Tuckerton, Berks County, Pennsylvania.