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JOSEPH E. PHILLIPS, Clearfield County, was born in Woodward township, Clearfield County,
Pa.; educated in the public schools ; is a greduate of the Excelsior Normal School at Mahaffey, and of the lock Haren Normal School; attended Dickinson Seminary, Williamsport, for one term; taught county school for eight years; renained on arm until thirty-five years of age; has been å lumberian, civil engineer, State road contractor and superintendent and has also been engaged in the mercantile business; is at present a general contractor; has always been interested in forestry, road bullding and protection of game; clected to the House of Representatives in 1914, 1916 and 1918; re-elected in November, 1920.
HAROLD CARTER PIKE, Montgomery County, was born in Cheltenham Village, Cheltenham
township, Jontgomery County, Pa., December 13, 1892; was educated in the public schools, graduating from the Cheltenhamn High School in 1910; at the age of fourteen years became a reporter on the Jenkintown Times Chronicle, & weekly newspaper, and a few years later became connected with several Philadelphia dailies, and has been doing considerable newspaper writing; a few days after passing his twenty-first birthday, was appointed secretary to the Coinmissioners of Cheltenham Township, and also secretary of the Health Board; is a member of the Republican Executive Committee of Montgomery County, and is a baseball enthusiast, being president of the Montgomery County and the Philadelphia Suburban Baseball Leagues, organizations composed of baseball teams in Philadelphia and Montgomery Counties; is a member of the executive board of the Philadelphia Sporting Writers' Association; elected to the House of Representatives in 1918; re-clected in November, 1920.
ERNEST BECHTEL POSEY, Berks County, was born in Reading, Berks County, Pa., February
28, 1885 ; educated in the public schools of Reading and Stener's Business College; was cashier for the Bell Telephone Company, four years, timekeeper for a large contracting firm, two years, when the contractor's work was finished superintended the cleaning of the streets of Reading City, and is now engaged in the street cleaning contract business ; has always taken an
active interest in polities; elteted to the House of Representatives in November, 1920. RICHARD SHAW QUIGLEY, Clinton County, was born at Blanchard, Centre County, Pa., Decem
ber 25, 1886, and is the youngest son of Captain James A. Quigley, civil war veteran, and
Representatives in 1918; re-elected in Novenaber, 1920.
Pa., October 1, 1864; was educated in the public schools; is engaged in the general merchandise
and 1918; re-elected in November, 1920.
Northampton County, Pa., June 9, 1864, and is the son of the late William and Mary E. Morer
and Equines; elected to the House of Representatives in Norember, 1920. HOWARD FOX RIEDER, Westmoreland County, was born in Philadelphia, October 31, 1872;
educated in the public schools of Philadelphia; about twenty-one years ago, located at New Kensington with the Pittsburgh Reduction Company, the first manufacturers of aluminum in this country: is at present superintendent of the Tuhe and Extrusion Mills of the United States Aluminum Company, at New Kensington ; served two terms as auditor and two terins in New Kensington Council, was elected to council in the Borongh of Arnold, also appointed burgess ; has always taken an active part in polities; elected to the House of Representatives in November, 1920.
ALBERT E. RINN, Lehigh County, was born at Easton, Northumberland County, Pa., June 6, 1864 ;
removed to Allentown with his parents, where he attended public schools and business college; leamed the printing trade, later became a traveling salesman; is at present engaged in farming; served as Cheirman of the Democratic City Committee of Allentown, and for six years was deputy clerk of the Quarter Sessions; was elected justice of the peace of Upper Saucon township; elected to the House of Representatives in 1914, 1916 and 1918, having been endorsed by the Democratic and Republican parties; re-elected in November, 1920.
THOMAS G. ROMAN, Luzerne County, was born at Alden, Newport Township. Luzerne County,
Pa., August 13, 1893; educated in the public schools, State Normal Schools, Hast Strondsburg. and the Centre College of Kentucky; worked in the coal mines; enlisted in the U. S. Navy, and served as a captain's writer; has been cod in teaching since 1914, and is at present principal to the schools of Newport Township; elected to the House of Representatives in November, 1920.
TITUS M. RUCH, Northampton County, was hom in Lower Sauron Townshir. Northampton County,
Pa., March 28, 1871; educated in the public schools; since 1900, has been engaged in the mercantile business: served as member also president of the Hellertown Town Council, a memher of the school district fourteen year', scretary, eight years, president of the Northampton County School Directors Association, ten years, and mercantile appraiser of Northampton County in 1918; is a member of a number of fruiteriál organizations, also served as division commander of the Sons-of Veterans in 1913; elected to the II use of Representatives in November, 1920.
MICHAEL J. RUDDY, Lackawanna County, was born in Ireland, August 15, 1873; educated in
public schools ; came to United States in 1883; worked in breaker and mines until 1898, when he started in the hotel business in which he is still engaged; elected to the House of Representatives in 1916 and 1010; re-elected in November, 120.
JOSEPH A. RUTH, Montgomery County, was born at Conshohocken, Montgomery County, Pa.,
April 20, 1877; educated in the publie schools; is president of the Ruth Glass Company of
ADAM C. SCHAEFFER, Schuylkill County, was born at Cramberry, Luzerne Comty, Pa.,
June 21, 1881 ; moved to Mahangy City in September, 1887, and attended the public schools from 1888 until May, 1895, when he entered the mines ; in 1903, when twenty-one years of age, was defeated for oflice of chief burgess, and in 1906 was elected to that posí ion and served for the year's; elected to the House of Representatives in 1912, 1914, 1916 and 1918; re-elected in November, 1920.
JOSEPH M. SCHILLING, Erie County, was born at Ashland, Schuylkill County, Pa., August 25,
1881 ; educated in the public schools ; removed to Erie in 1903, where he was employed in the store of C. S. Marks and Company; served as a machinist apprentice in the Pennsylvania Rall. road shops, and was foreman of repairs, five years; is at present secretary of the Fraterual Order of Eag.es in Erie, and deputy grand president for Western Pennsylvania; was elected to the House of Representatives in 1918; re-elected in November, 1920.
JOSEPH H. SCHWARTZ, Luzerne County, was born in New York City, July 20, 1860: graduated
from the New York City public schools, and was admitted to College of the City of New Yorš
CHARLES A. SIIAFFER, Columbia County, was born near Berwick, (olumbia Countr. Pa..
September 24, 1867, and left an orphan at age of ten years, the e xest of five children: eluchtel in the public schools and the Orangeville Academy, and was graduated from the Cincinnati (el. lege of Embalming. Cincinnati, Ohio ; received his early training on a farm and was later employed in the mercantile business and then in the furniture and undertaking business ; for the past thirty-three years has been commercial salesman for the undertaking profession and is a memer of the Harrisburg Burial Case Company, wholesale manufacturers of undertaking goods, at Her. risburg: in Berwick, where he lives, is a director of one of the largest banking institutions, and one of the general officers of the United Evangelical Church; Wis a member of the Panania. Pacific Exposition Commission; was elerted by the Democratic Party to the House of Represes. tatives in 1910, 1912, 1914, 1916 and 1918; re-elected in November, 1920. Was Democratic DOLinee for Speaker of the House, session of 1913.
WALTER R. SHANNON, Pike County, was born in Lackawaren, Pike County, Pa., February 10.
1876; educated in the public schools of Pike County, after taking preparatory course, entered the Baltimore University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, from which he was graduated in 1897 ; since that time he has been engaged in the practice of his profession at Lackxw32. Pa : served one term on the School Board; elected to the House of Representatives in Noremher, 1920.
JOHN H. SHELLENBERGER, Juniatà County, was born in Fayette Township, Juniata Count.
Pa., July 30, 1873; reared on a farm ; educated in the public schools and Juniata Code: taught school ten consecutive years in Farette Township: has been engaged in fruit growing since 1899; is director of the Farmers' National Bank, of McAlisterville, and director and see tary of the Juniata Farmers' Mutual Fire Insurance company for a number of years; electei to the House of Representatives in 1918; re-elected in November, 1920.
ALVIN 0. SIEG, Monroe County, was born at Panther. Pike County, December 14, 1872 ; reared
on a farm; attended the district schools ; in 1893, started in the mercantile business at Trhr. hanna; was appointed postmaster in 1907, serving in that office for serenteen years; has hero Alerted district committeenan for the past ten years, and is a member and secretary of the Toal board of education; was elected to the House of Representatives in November, 1920, and $ the first Republican Representative from Monroe County.
DUNCAN SINCLAIR, Fayette County, was born in Tilkes-Barre, Luzerne County. Pa., January
13, 1874; moved with his parents to Philadelphia when five years of age; educated in the puhli schools of Philadelphia ; learned the traile of plumbing; serted throughout the Spanish America War with the First U. S. V. Engineers in Porto Rico; has been engaged in the plumbing business at Brownsville. Fayette Countr. since 1901: served as president of the Brownsville Tommt School Board; elected to the House of Representatives in 1914, 1916, and 1918; re-elected in November, 1920.
RUSSELL SMILEY, Fayette County, was born in Georges Township, Fayette Courts, P.
December 9. 1891; reared on a farm; educated in the public schools, graduating from the Uniontown High School; taught in the public schools of the Countr five poserutive years. In the meantime, reading law in the office of L. B. Brownfield, E., of Uniontown; was admitted to the Bar February 12, 1915; served in the United States Army, Company E. Three Hundred Nineteenth Infantry, Eightinth Dirision, twenty-two months; elected to the House of Repre sentatives in November, 1920.
ISAAC L. S. SMINK, Philadelphia, was born in Shamokin, Northumberland County, Pa.,
February 2, 1800; in 1898, removed to Philadelphia with his parents, and was educated in the public schools of that City; at fifteen years of age, entered the printing trade, pursuing his studies in the evening classes of Central Manual Traning School and Business College; upon completing liis apprenticeship, became a member of libertaphical leader No. 2, since whidi time he has been active in printing interests; was a delegate to the Scranton convention of the International Typographical Union in August, 1918, special organizer for Typographical Union No. 2, 1919-1920, and, at present, is serving his third consecutive term us recording secretary of Phi.udelphia Typographical Union No. 2; during the World War, was connected with the Committee of Public Information and the Liberty Luan Committees as a Four-minute speaker; was endorsed by the Committee of One Hundred a candidate on the Republican ticket for City Council from the First District, Primary Election of 1919; is secretary-treasurer of the United Tenants' Protective Asseciation, president of the Forty-eighth Ward Branch, U. T. P. A., member of the Philadelphia Housing Adjustment Committee, having been appointed by the sheriff in September, 1920, president of the Forty-eighth Ward Republican Alliance Executive Committee, vice-president of the J. Hainpton Moore Republican Club of the Fortyeighth Ward, and secretary of the Forty-eighth Ward Business Men's Improveinent Association; is prominently identified with various secret and fraternal societies; elected to the
House of Representatives in November, 1920. HARRY J. SMITH, Lehigh County, was born in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa., in 1866, and
is a son of William N. Sinith, Civil War Veteran ; left grammar school at twelve years of age; worked in a shoe factory twenty-five years, after which he engaged in the wholesale confectionery trade, and is now in the oil and belting business; was delegate to the Republican State Convention of 1898. voting for William A. Stone; is the oldest Republican Committee. man in Lehigh, serving
the county comiuittee
thirty-file yeul's, starting before he was of age; served five years in Oll Fourth Infantry, N. G. P., as drummer boy of Company D, Allen Rifles, formerly the First Defenders ; during the war with Germany, was superintendent of the U. S. Employment Office, in Allentown, later acting in same capacity
for the State; elected to the House of Representatives in November, 1920. HOWARD SMITH, Philadelphin, was born at Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa., May 16, 1875 :
etlucated in the public schools and Temple College; learned the trade of plumbing and steam fitting and, in 189s, purchased plumbing business from his brother in which he is now actively engaged: serve in the First and Nineteenth Regiments, X. G. P., from which he was honorably discharged as a first sergeant; also served two terms as secretary of the Pennsylvania State Association Master Pubers: is a member of the American Society of Heating
and Ventilating Engineers; elected to the House of Representatives in November, 1920. JETTERSON. SMITH, Philadelphia, was born at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa., March
15, 1859; in 186N, his parents removed to Harrisburg where he attended public and private schools; learned the printing trarle, serving an apprenticeship of four years on the Harrisburg Patriot; in 1880. removed to Philadelphia where he worked at his trade; represented Typographical Union No. 2, at the formation of the Pennslrania State Federation of Labor and the lutomational Typographical Convention at Chicago in 1893; was appointed superintendent of Station S of the Philadelphia Post Office on August 1, 1993, from which he resigned on July 1. 1910, to accept a clerkship in the mercantile appraiser's office: elected to the House of
Representatives in 1914 and 1910; again elected in November, 1920.
1503; educated in the publie schools and was graduated from the Southwestern State Normal
in the public schools; hold position of clerk in electrical burral and a position in the sheriff's oillee; after having hen in grocery inusiness for a number of years, went into manufacture of wooden ware which he discontinue during the war, and since then has been working at Cramp's Shipyard; was a member of the exceutive committee of the Forty-fifth Ward for years ; elected
to the House of Representatives in 1916 and 1918; re-eleeted in November, 1920. GEORGE TENRY SOFFEL, Allegheny County, was born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa.
Jamary S. 1575; educated in the public schools of Pittsburgh; is president of the George II. Soirel ('ompany, Plumbing Contractors. With main offices in l'ittsburgh, and branch ollire in Detroit, Michigan; was elected to the Ilouse of Representatives in 1918; re-elected in November, 1920.
(LITON ANDERSON SOMERS, Philadelphia, wos hom in Philadelphia, January 8, 1879;
educatoil in the pulir schools; admitted to the Philadelphia Bar in 1900, since which time he has been engaged in the practice of law; served three years in common council; elected to the House of Representatives in 1918; re-elected in November, 1920.
ROBERT S. SPLXGLER York County, was born in York, York County, Pa., May 10, 1852;
pucated at publie and private schools in the city of York and at the University of Virginia : after having sesfully passed the Supreme Court examination, was admittal to the Bar of York Comity in 1907; subsequently multitter to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania : has served as Seeratari and chairman of the Republican Committee of York (omty and as chairman of ('ougiessenal (mittae, elate to Stilta (onvention, Stato (emmittevan nil President of York l'ont Ripubli? (lul): at the beginning of the war with Germany, after examination, die received a furtuision is First Lieutenant of Infantry in Initril States Army; attended Oficers' Training Schu! at Fort Viusara in May, 1917, from which he remeirer an honorable cli charme in rosult of difoet in ein plept on to the House of Representatives in 1912, 1914, 1916 911 1912: ?-eleriter in Norrbot', 1920; was elerted Speaker of the House of Representatives 01 January 7, 1919, and it last hopkes of the Illus January 4, 1921.
J. UD. STRONIS, Burton mir, 1 hari at rut Tiny, shington County, Pa., July 29, 1971: is a craduate of Chiroruits of Pittsburgh. Velira! Department, 1996: is presie
Park of Donora has toen 11 mother of Poant of Trention of Donora for twenty Vors, of whirh lari leis presionit also profiloint of 11 legen! op 16th of Donora; plerted to the 11 of Piritasentatives in 1916 191"; ftiptoel 112 Vinstuber, 1920.
FRANK H. STACKHOUSE, Philadelphia, was born in Philadelphia, December 25, 1873; educated
in the public schools; has been in the employ of William Cramp and Sons Ship and Engine Building Company for twenty-eight years; elected to the House of Representatives in November, 1920.
WILLIAM FREDERICK STADTLANDER, Allegheny County, was bom June 1, 1874, in Allegheny
City, now North Side, Pittsburgh, Pa.; attended public schools of Allegheny City; is a graduate of Philips-Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampsbire, in the year 1900 ; of the Univerity of Pittsburgh Law School, 1904 ; was admitted to the bar of Allegheny County in January 1906, and has practiced law continuously since that time; elected to use House of Representatives in
1916 and 1918; re-elected in November, 1920. OSCAR D. STARK, Wyoming County, was born in Lemon Township, Wyoming County, Pa.,
August 3, 1865; educated in the public schools, Keystone Academy, Factoryville, Pa., and was graduated from the Mansfield State Normal School in ISSS; enlisted in Company G, Thirteenth Regiment, National Guard of Pennsylvania, in 1888, and was honorably discharged in 1831; principal of the Mehoopany High School, eight years; traveled the Mississippi Valley, two years, then was made manager and superintendent of agents of the machine department of the Buda' Manufacturing Company, at Chicago; superintendent of lead and zinc mines at Joplin, Mo.; returned to Lemon Township, purchased a farm and has been engaged in agriculture eter since; supervisor of Lemon Township, six years; is now secretary and treasurer of the Board of Supervisors of Lemon Township, and has been for the past fourteen years: is secretary of the Wyoming County Fair Association, at Tunkhannock, which office he has held for the past ten years; is secretary of the Wyoming County Supervisors' Association, and has been since its organization ; is director and secretary of the Wyoming County Grange Mutual Fire Insurance Company, and was one of its organizers; is secretary and treasurer of the Stark Cemetery ASSOciation at East Lemon, and was one of its incorporators; also president of the Wyoming County Bee Keegers Association : elected to the House of Representatives without opposition in 1918;
re-elected without opposition in November, 1920. JOSEPH G. STEEDLE, Allegheny County, was born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., March
10, 1880: was educated in the parochial and public schools and received an academic education at Curry's College, Pittsburgh : entered the Medical Department of the Western University of Pennsylvania in 1895. from which he was graduated in 1902 ; served as interne in the Western Pennsylvania Hospital in 1902, also in the City Hospital at Marshalsea, Pa. ; began the general practice of merlicine at McKees Rocks in 1904, and is now surgeon at the Ohio Valley General Hospital, at McKres Rocks; served as Burgess of McKees Rocks from 1909-1914: elected to the House of Representatives in 1912, 1914, 1916 and 1918; re-elected in November, 1920.
PHILIP STERLING, Philadelphia, was born in Philadelphin, April 10, 1887; educated in the
public schools, graduated from ('entral High School, Philadelphia, 1906, University of Pennsl. vania, College Department, 1909, Law Department, 1910; admitted to the bar, October, 1910; entered the office of the Honorable Frederick J. Shoyer, where he remained until 1912; since then has been engaged in the general practice of law, as a member of the firin of Sterling and Willing; member of the Manufacturer's Club; elected to the House of Representatives in 1916 and 1918; re-elected in November, 1920.
ANDREW F. STEVENS, Philadelphia, was elected to the House of Representatives in Norember,
GEORGE W. STEVENSON, Jefferson County, was born in Philadelphia, August 17, 1872; when
two years of age, removed with his parents to Williamsport and, after graduating from the Williamsport High School, took a two years course at the Williamsport Commercial College then entered the J. G. Erig Cracker and Cake Bakery and, later, took up railroading, which be followed for a number of years; is now engaged in the fire insurance business at Punxsytawer: served as assessor, school director and tax collector; elected to the House of Representatives in 1918; re-elected in November, 1920.
GEORGE HAMILL STENPART, Jr., Cumherland County, was born at Shippensburg, Cumberland
ounty, Pa., January 28, 1888; educated at Mercersburg Academy, Washington and Jefferson College and Princeton University; was member of firm in the grain business six years; is dus engaged in executive secretarial work and bank director: enlisted in the Four Hundred Forty. sixth Depot Detachment, U. S. Armr Engineers, Camp Devens, Mass., November 27, 1917. sod served sixteen months with the American Expeditionary forces in France during the World War as a private, master engineer and commissioned officer: detacbed service with the Depaty Director General of Transportation; attached to the Nineteenth Regiment of Engineers and Eighty-fourth Company Railway Transportation Corps; honorably discharged from the service May 1, 1919, Camp Upton, N. Y.; clected to horough council in November, 1919; elected to the House of Representatives in November, 1920.
BENJAMIN MORRIS STRAUSS, Berks County, was born in Bethel Township. Berks County, Pa
September 20, 1855; reared on a farm; educated in the public schools, Swatara Institute. : lers ville State Normal School and Palatinate ('ollege; taught school seven terms; was admitted to the bar in 1880, since which time he has been engaged in the practice of law; also admitted to practice before the Supreme and Superior Courts of Pennsylrania and the Supreme Court of the United States; served as alternate delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1894: wa a member of the House of Representatives, sessions of 1913 and 1917 : in elected in November, 1920.
E. MARION SWEITZER, Clarion County, was born on a farm in Porter Tranship, Clarion County.
l'a., May 19, 1879 ; receiver his early education in the public schools. Ister, at West Yuri Arademy, and was graduated from Clarion State Normal School in 1902: taught in the rura! schools four terms, and in graded schools, three years: served as supervising principal of the Clarion schools, two years, and of the Wick City schools, six years; is now general manager of Farmer's General Store, at Shippenville, Pai; is National President of Farmers' endety of Equity, main office in Indianapolis, Ind. i President of National Equity Farmers' Exctarse. Chicago, Ill. ; has been secretary and district organizer of Western Pendaflrania Clearing Hus since 1914; member of council of Shippenrille Borongh; dirertor of the Minnesee Coa! Rad Timber Company, Nashville, Tenn., and of the National Board of Farm Organizations, Westington, D. C.; elected to the House of Representatives in 1916 and 1918; re-elerted in Noreet ber, 1920,
LORENZO D. THOMAS, Luzerne County, was born at Mahanoy City, Schuylkill County, Pa..
November 3, 1874; educated in the public schools of Luzerne County, supplementing that with
to the House of Representatives in November, 1920.
from the Mt. Vernon Grammar School; was a member of the Third Ward School Board, six
elected to the House of Representatives in November, 1920. TIMOTHY OAKLEY VAN ALEN, Northumberland County, was born at Northumberland, North
umberland County, Pa., February 17, 1887, and 18 a son of the late Gilbert R. and Frances
House of Representatives in November, 1920.
of two years: was educated in the public and grammar schools; entered the service of the
tatives in 1914, 1916 and 1918; re-elected in November, 1920.
House of Representatives in 1918; re-elected in November, 1920.
Representatives in 1916 and 1918; re-elected in November, 1920.
educated in the public schools; followed farming and, in 1906, became owner of the Willuw
1920. CHARLES Z. WEISS, Lebanon County, was elected to the House of Representatives in November.
JOHN WALTER WELLS, Potter County, was born at Oswayo, Potter County, Pa.; educated in
the public schools of Oswayo and Coudersport, and was graduated from the Mansfield State
Representatives in November, 1920.
tember 7, 1875 ; educated in the public schools and Iron City College of Pittsburgh: is a beer