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SARAH A. ANDERSON


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1955-1956 Democrat
1957-1958 Democrat
1959 Democrat
1960 Democrat
1961 Democrat
1962 Democrat
1963 Democrat
1964 Democrat
1965 Democrat
1966 Democrat
1967 193 Democrat
1968 193 Democrat
1969 193 Democrat
1970 193 Democrat
1971 193 Democrat
1972 193 Democrat
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

01/25/1901 - 12/09/1992

ANDERSON, Sarah A., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fl., January 25, 1901; graduated, Philadelphia High School for Girls; graduated, Philadelphia Normal School; teacher, Philadelphia public schools; member, 30th Ward Democratic Committee; inspector, Philadelphia Elections Board; member, 44th Ward Executive Committee; judge, 24th Division Election Board; member, District 1, Democratic Executive Committee; legislative consultant, United States Department of Veterans Affairs; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1955 term and was reelected for 8 consecutive terms thereafter; alternate delegate, National Democratic Convention (1956); elected, delegate, National Democratic Convention (1960); appointed member: Commission on Philadelphia School Charter, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Governor’s Commission on Status of Women, Governor’s Council on Drugs, Governor’s Task Force on Human Services, State Advisory Committee on Mental Health/Mental Retardation; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1973 term; died, December 9, 1992 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.