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JOSEPH OMINSKY


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1959 Chief Clerk Chief Clerk
1960 Chief Clerk Chief Clerk
1961 Chief Clerk Chief Clerk
1962 Chief Clerk Chief Clerk
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

09/20/1901 - 09/14/2000

OMINSKY, Joseph, a Clerk from Philadelphia County; born, September 20, 1901 in Kiev, Ukraine; graduated, Southern High School, 1919; graduated, Drexel Institute (now Drexel University), 1921; B.S., economics, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1925; graduated, Temple University Law School, 1930; attorney; member, 24th Ward Executive Democratic Committee; member, Democratic City Committee; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1935 term and served 2 more consecutive terms; elected, Majority Whip (1937-1938); appointed, Legislative Committee to Study the Public School System (1935-1936); appointed, Joint Legislative Committee Re-Centralizing State Agencies in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh (1937-1938); appointed, Philadelphia Charter Commission (1937-1938); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1937-1938); appointed, State World’s Fair Commission (1939-1940); not a candidate for reelection to the House in the 1940 General election; special attorney, United States War Fraud Department (1944-1946); elected, coroner, Philadelphia County (1950-1952); appointed, chief medical examiner, Department of Health, Philadelphia County (1953-1955); elected, Chief Clerk, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (January 6, 1959-January 1, 1963); died, September 14, 2000 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Roosevelt Memorial Park, Trevose, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.