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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1973 53 Republican
1974 53 Republican
1975 53 Republican
1976 53 Republican
1977 53 Republican
1978 53 Republican
1979 53 Republican
1980 53 Republican
 Counties   Montgomery


09/03/1912 - 03/14/1981

POLITE, Roosevelt I., a Representative from Montgomery County; born in Rippatone, Italy, September 4, 1914; graduated, West Chester High School; attended, Malvern Preparatory School; attended, West Chester State College (now West Chester University of Pennsylvania); attended, The Pennsylvania State University, Evening School; attended, Fordham University Law School; elected, justice of the peace (12 years); branch chairman, Red Cross, North Penn Hospital; president, Hatfield Joint School Authority; secretary, Joint School Authority, North Penn School District; president and owner, Dexter-Wayne Co.; director of purchasing, Brooks Instrument Division, Emerson Electric Company; member, Hatfield Republican Committee (10 years); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1972, 1974, 1976 and 1978; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1980); died, March 14, 1981 in Hatfield, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; interred, Greenlawn Cemetery, Lansdale, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.