11/12/1913 - 11/28/1987

ALLISON, Gilbert J., a Representative from Schuylkill County; born in Tamaqua, Schuylkill County, Pa., November 12, 1913; graduated, St. Jerome’s High School; B.A., education, LaSalle College (now LaSalle University); attended, East Stroudsburg State Teaches College (now East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania); attended, University of Pennsylvania; attended, Temple University; employed, Pennsylvania Department of Public Assistance; employed, Westinghouse Electric Corporation; internal revenue agent, United States Treasury Department; independent tax consultant; member, State Democratic Committee; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1964 and served 1 term; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1966); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1968); elected, delegate, Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention (1967-1968); died, November 28, 1987 in Tamaqua, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

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