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Pennsylvania State Senate

George Washington Sassaman

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1913-1914 Senate Composite Poster, PSA




Session Position District Party
1917-1918 11 Democrat
1919-1920 11 Democrat
 Counties   Berks


1870 -

Born in Reading, Berks County, December 3, 1870, the son of Isaac and Sara (Strunk) Sassamon; educated in public schools; employed as a box-maker at Reading Box Factory, rising to foreman by 1909; cigar manufacturer; delegate to Democratic State Conventions and County Committee; three terms city council; member of the state House, 1910-1912;   Md. Sarah, daughter of Jacob Sassaman.