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PAUL M. LAWSON


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1960 Democrat
1961 Democrat
1962 Democrat
1963 Democrat
1964 Democrat
1965 Democrat
1966 Democrat
1967 191 Democrat
1968 191 Democrat
1969 191 Democrat
1970 191 Democrat
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

01/29/1914 - 02/10/1988

LAWSON, Paul Melvin, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born in Franklin, Venango County, Pa., January 29, 1914; attended, Hampton University; A.A., arbitration, The Pennsylvania State University, Rutgers, and Cornell; machinist mate, United States Navy (1942-1945, World War II); chair, international trustee board, UAW-AFL-CIO; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in a Special Election, April 26, 1960; Sworn-In, June 6, 1960 to serve the remaining 1959 term; reelected for 5 consecutive terms thereafter; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1971 term; died, February 10, 1988 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.