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SAMUEL B. WOLFE


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1921-1922 Representative Republican
 Counties   Union

Biography

08/04/1878 - 12/12/1962

WOLFE, Samuel B., a Representative from Union County; born in Lewisburg, Union County, Pa., August 4, 1878; graduated, Keller’s Business College; adjutant, Company A, 12th Regiment, Pennsylvania National Guard (1895-1916; Spanish-American War, Mexican Border Campaign); captain, Troop M, 1st Regiment, Pennsylvania Cavalry National Guard (1916-1917); squadron commander, 4th Regiment, United States Cavalry, United States Army (1918-1919, World War I); colonel commander, 2nd Squadron, 103rd Regiment, United States Cavalry, United States Army (1927-1937); colonel commander, Troop A, 103rd Cavalry, Pennsylvania National Guard (1937-1941); brigadier general, 190th Field Artillery, Pennsylvania National Guard (1940-1941); manager and associate editor, Lewisburg Saturday News (1909-1933); secretary, Congressman Benjamin K. Focht (1919-1920); president, Lewisburg Chair and Furniture Company; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1921 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1922); state prohibition officer, Pittsburgh office (1921); appointed, chief assistant, State Prohibition Office (1921); elected, council, Lewisburg (1927-1933); elected, burgess, Lewisburg (1933-1941); unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1937); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1947-1962); appointed, Joint Legislative Committee on Administrative Agencies (1947-1948); died while in the office of Senate, December 12, 1962 in Lewisburg, Union County, Pennsylvania.