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Pennsylvania State Senate

Howard Isaac Painter



Session Year Position District Party
1925 41 Republican
1927 41 Republican
1929 41 Republican
1931 41 Republican
 Counties   Armstrong, Butler


1869 - 1953

Born in West Sunbury, Clay Township, Butler County, Howard Painter was the son of Simon Peter and Lois (Sutton) Painter, born February 6, 1869; he married Emma Elinor Robb. Painter graduated from West Sunbury Academy; taught school in Butler County 12 years; two-term county superintendent of schools; read law with Judge James Galbreath; admitted to county bar; served four years as district attorney; private practice; and served two terms in the Senate of Pennsylvania, 1925-1932. He died in 1953, interred in North Cemetery, Butler Township.