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Pennsylvania House of Representatives


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Session Position District Party
1923-1924 Republican
1925-1926 Republican
 Counties   Lawrence


01/18/1867 - 04/27/1940

MOFFATT, William James, a Representative from Lawrence County; born in Hickory Township, Lawrence County, Pa., January 18, 1867; graduated, New Castle High School; attended, Wooster College; lawyer; cattle farmer; elected, controller, New Castle (1896-1898); elected, District Attorney, Lawrence County (1898-1900); solicitor, Lawrence County; elected, council, New Castle; solicitor, New Castle School District (1906-1916);  appointed, assistant district attorney, Lawrence County (1908); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1916); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1922 and 1924; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1926); died, April 27, 1940 in Elizabethtown, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; interred, Greenwood Cemetery, New Castle, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania.