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DAVID W. THOMAS


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1913-1914 Republican
1915-1916 Republican
1917-1918 Republican
 Counties   Luzerne

Biography

09/10/1874 - 02/20/1934

THOMAS, David W., a Representative from Luzerne County; born in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa., September 10, 1874; coal miner; shoe salesman, Killgallon & Thomas; detective (2 years) and inspector (2 years), Wilkes-Barre Police Department; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1913 term and reelected to 2 more consecutive terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1918); chair, Wilkes-Barre Republican Committee; desk clerk, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1919-1931); elected, council, Wilkes-Barre (1931-1934); died, February 20, 1934 in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; interred, Hollenback Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.