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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1939-1940 Democrat
1941-1942 Democrat
 Counties   Fayette


12/08/1910 - 12/1981

TARR, Burton E., a Representative from Fayette County; born, December 8, 1910 in Youngstown, Westmoreland County, Pa.; attended, Beckley College; attended, California (University of Pennsylvania) State Teachers College; attended, University of Pittsburgh; graduated, University of Alabama; lieutenant, United States Army (World War II); teacher, North Union High School, Uniontown; secretary, Fayette County Young Democrats; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1938 and 1940; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1942); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1947-1950); appointed, Joint Legislative Committee on Public Library Service (1947-1948); appointed, Local Government Commission (1949-1950); not a candidate for reelection, State Senate (1950); died in December of 1981; interred, Sylvan Heights Memorial Gardens, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.