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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; tipstaff, judge Levan Gordon; tipstaff, Family Court Division, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County; died, March 11, 2013 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Chelten Hills Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.


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

Papers of Hon. Mitchell W. Melton, 1969-1972, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.