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Pennsylvania State Senate

John H Devlin



Session Position District Party
1961 43 Democrat
1962 43 Democrat
1963 43 Democrat
1964 43 Democrat
1965 43 Democrat
1966 43 Democrat
 Counties   Allegheny


1917 - 1967

John H. Devlin was born on August 6, 1917, Pittsburgh; educated in Epiphany Elementary School; Central Catholic High School; Duquesne University (A.B.); and the University of Pittsburgh law School, (LL.B); served as a special agent of the FBI, 1940-1947; real estate deputy, Sheriff’s Office of Allegheny County, 1947-1951; legal practice in 1951; Asst. D.A. of Allegheny County, 1956-1964; member General State Authority; State Highway and Bridge Authority; State Public School Building Authority; and joint Government Commission. John was elected to the state House of Representatives, 1956-1958; and, the state Senate, 1961-1967; elected Democratic Minority Leader, 1965-1967. He married Antoinette Giordano. The senator died July 20, 1967.