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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1893-1894 Republican
1901-1902 Republican
 Counties   Butler


09/02/1859 - 10/02/1941

MATES, James Buell, a Representative from Butler County; born in Muddy Creek Township, Butler County, Pa., September 2, 1859; graduated, Witherspoon Institute, Butler; school teacher; lawyer (1883-1941); chair, Butler County Republican Committee (1887); enumerator, United States Census, Butler County (1890); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to serve the 1893 term; re-elected to the 1901 term; not a candidate for reelection the House for the 1895 or 1903 term; appointed, postmaster, United States Postal Service, city of Butler (1909-1913); died, October 2, 1941 in the city of Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania; interred, North Side Cemetery, the city of Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania.