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Pennsylvania House of Representatives


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"Vote Robert E. Haas for District Attorney (Lehigh County)." www.lehighvalleygenealogy.com 



Session Position District Party
1923-1924 Republican
1925-1926 Republican
1927-1928 Republican
 Counties   Lehigh


12/12/1890 - 10/01/1957

HAAS, Robert Elliot, a Representative from Lehigh County; born in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa., December 12, 1890; graduated, Allentown High School, 1907; attended, Muhlenberg College; graduated, Lafayette College, 1913; vice president and sales manager, Haas-Berger Shoe Manufacturing Company; lawyer; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1923 term and served 2 more consecutive terms; elected, Minority Leader (Special Session, 1926); not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1929 term; unsuccessful campaign, District Attorney, Lehigh County (1927); died, October 1, 1957 in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania; interred, Trexler Park Cemetery, Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.