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Pennsylvania State Senate

George B Scarlett



Session Year Position District Party
1937 19 Republican
1939 19 Republican
1941 19 Republican
1943 19 Republican
1945 19 Republican
1947 19 Republican
1949 19 Republican
1951 19 Republican
 Counties   Chester


1879 - 1952

Born in Kennett Township, Chester County, November 16, 1879, the son of William H. Scarlett, was educated at George School, Newtown, Bucks County and Swarthmore College; pursued citrus farming in Puerto Rico, 1900; returned to Kennett Square, employed with a Fiber Specialty Company; secretary and general manager, 1913; Director of the Kennett Trust Co; the Standard Fiber Co.; the Glaciser Co.; president of the Mushroom Transportation Co.; director of the Pheolite Co.; president of the Progressive Building and Loan Co.; and numerous civic, social, and fraternal organizations. From 1917 to 1930, he served as Burgess of Kennett Square, was a delegate to the Republican National Convention, 1928, 1944; elected to the state Senate, serving 1937-1952. He married Elsie L. Gawthrop in 1905. Senator Scarlett died in office on December 17, 1952.
Donehoo, vol 8; also Pa Manual