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"Here's Biographical Sketch Of Roy E. Brownmiller, New State Secretary Of Highways." The Daily Republican [Monongahela Pub. Co.] 06 Apr. 1938, 5.



Session Office Position District Party
1923-1924 Representative Democrat
 Counties   Schuylkill


03/05/1890 - 12/13/1967

BROWNMILLER, Roy E., a Representative from Schuylkill County; born in Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill County, Pa., March 5, 1890; cutter, marble and granite company (10 years); clerk, motive power and rolling equipment department, Philadelphia and Reading Railway Company; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1923 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1924); elected, commissioner, Schuylkill County (1925-1935); appointed, deputy secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Highways (1935); appointed, secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Highways (1938-1939); appointed, member, Pennsylvania State Planning Board (1938); appointed, assistant executive secretary, Pennsylvania War Production Board (1941-1944); appointed, deputy chief, Scrap Metal Unit, General Salvage Branch, War Production Board, Washington, DC (1944-1945); appointed, district manager, Smaller War Plants Corporation, Scranton (1945-1956); died, December 13, 1967 in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; interred, Union Cemetery, Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.