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JESSE ROFFE WIKE


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1929-1930 Republican
1931-1932 Republican
1933-1934 Republican
 Counties   Blair

Biography

02/24/1895 - 02/11/1982

WIKE, Jesse Roffe, a Representative from Blair County; born, Roaring Spring, Blair County, Pa. on February 24, 1895; attended, Tome School, Md. (1911-1913); graduated, Kiskiminetas Springs School, Saltsburg (1914); B.S., economics, Wharton School of Finance, University of Pennsylvania, 1918; served, 80th Division, United States Army (1916-1917, World War I); secretary, Roaring Spring Building and Loan Association; vice-president, rubber manufacturing company, Philadelphia; elected, burgess, Roaring Spring (1922); elected, council, Roaring Spring (1926); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1928; reelected and served 2 consecutive terms thereafter; not a candidate for reelection to the House in the 1934 General election; director, Roaring Spring Blank Book Co. (1934-1982); director and vice president, West Co., packaging company; died, February 11, 1982 in Bryn Mawr, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.