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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1969 196 Democrat
1970 196 Democrat
1971 196 Democrat
1972 196 Democrat
 Counties   Philadelphia


04/06/1943 - 03/11/2013

MELTON, Mitchell Wesley, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born in the City of  Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 6, 1943; graduated, Thomas A. Edison High School; graduated, Pennsylvania Institute of Criminology; B.A., Antioch University; M.Ed., Antioch University, Graduate School of Education, 1978; certificate, Action Course in Practical Politics, Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce; private insurance broker; revenue investigator, Philadelphia Department of Collections; Philadelphia Junior Chamber of Commerce (1967-1968); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1969 and 1971 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1973 term; member, 32nd Ward Democratic Committee; judicial tipstaff, Judge Levan Gordon; general tipstaff, Family Court Division of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas; died, March 11, 2013 in the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Chelten Hills Cemetery, the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

Archival Collections

Papers of Hon. Mitchell Wesley Melton, M.Ed., 1969-1972, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.


Melton, Mitchell W.  “Impact of Legislation upon Drug Abuse.”  American Journal of Pharmacy.  142.4 (1970).