04/11/1904 - 09/30/1983

DOUGHTEN, John V., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, April 11, 1904 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; graduated, Roman Catholic High School, 1922; B.S., Villanova University, 1926; attended, Harvard Law School; LL.B., Temple University, 1930; attorney; presidential appointee, chief counsel, Eastern District, Federal Homeowners Loan Corp.; chair, 45th Ward Democratic Committee; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1961 term; not a successful candidate for reelection to the House (1962); died, September 30, 1983 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

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