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ELGIE LAVERNZE WASSON


Photo credit:

Postcard - House Agriculture Committee, 1909-1910, General Manuscript Collection, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1909-1910 Republican
1911-1912 Republican
 Counties   Butler

Biography

06/12/1875 - 06/13/1931

WASSON, Elgie Lavernze, a Representative from Butler County; born in New Castle, Lawrence County, Pa., July 12, 1875; graduated, West Sunbury Academy; graduated, Baltimore Medical College, 1898; attended, John Hopkins University, specializing in abdominal surgery and gynecology; school teacher (3 years); physician; engaged in oil production (7 years); director and stockholder, Evershed Land and Improvement Company of Niagara Falls and Suburban New York Realty Company of New York; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to serve the 1909 and 1911 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1913 term; died, June 13, 1931 in the city of Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania; interred, North Side Cemetery, the city of Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania.