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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




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1915-1916 Representative Republican
 Counties   Mercer


05/22/1886 - 04/25/1978

FRUIT, Fred Thomas, a Representative from Mercer County; born in Sharon, Mercer County, Pa., May 22, 1886; attended, Trinity Hall, Washington, Pa.; graduated, Rayen High School, Youngstown, Oh.; graduated, Princeton University; graduated, University of Pennsylvania; lawyer; member, Republican State Committee; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1915 term and served 1 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1917 term; elected, city solicitor, Sharon (1916-1941); director, Sharon Steel Corp.; attorney, Sharon Steel Corp. and Westinghouse Electric Corp.; president, Valley Savings and Loan Association of Sharon; chair, Republican County Committee; died, April 25, 1978 in Sharon, Mercer County, Pennsylvania; interred, Oakwood Cemetery, Sharon, Mercer County, Pennsylvania.