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Freeman Hankins


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1967 7 Democrat
1968 7 Democrat
1969 7 Democrat
1970 7 Democrat
1971 7 Democrat
1972 7 Democrat
1973 7 Democrat
1974 7 Democrat
1975 7 Democrat
1976 7 Democrat
1977 7 Democrat
1978 7 Democrat
1979 7 Democrat
1980 7 Democrat
1981 7 Democrat
1982 7 Democrat
1983 7 Democrat
1984 7 Democrat
1985 7 Democrat
1986 7 Democrat
1987 7 Democrat
1988 7 Democrat
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

1918 - 1988

Freeman Hankins was born, September 30, 1918, Brunswick, Georgia, the son of Oliver and Anna Pyles Hankins. He attended Friendship School, Pittsburgh; Selden Institute in Brunswick; Temple University; and graduated from Dolan’s College of Embalming, 1945. The senator was a basketball player; served in the US Army Medical Corps, 1944-1947; pursued career as a funeral director; was on the Policy Committee of Democratic City Committee; treasurer, Metropolitan Baptist Church; member of the state House of Representatives, 1961-1966; special election to state Senate, 1967; reelected to full term, 1968; served through 1988; and died December 31, 1988. He married Dorothy Days.