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William G Barthold



Session Position District Party
1937-1938 18 Democrat
 Counties   Northampton


1897 - 1969

Born in Philadelphia on November 12, 1897, William G. Barthold of Northampton County was the son of Allen H. and Emma A. Barthold.  He received his education at Bethlehem High School (Valedictorian 1914); Lehigh University; and Harvard Law School; pursued a legal career opening a practice in Lehigh and Northampton Counties; served as district attorney, 1928-1932; solicitor for Borough of Freemansburg, 1924-1942; solicitor for Sheriff of Northampton County, 1934-1935; solicitor Bethlehem School District, 1934-1937; member Advisory Board of Salvation Army and Central Council of Social Service for the city of Bethlehem; member of American, Pennsylvania, and Northampton County Bar Associations.  He retired from public service to private practice and died in September 1969, Bethlehem, Northampton County.  He married Frances Werkheiser.