03/19/1899 - 07/31/1967

GIBB, Laurence V., a Representative from Allegheny County; born, Sewickley, Allegheny County, Pa. on March 19, 1899; attended, Pittsburgh School of Accounting; attended, Duquesne University; private, Battery B, 107th Field Artillery, 28th Division, United States Army (World War I); captain, Air Corps, United States Army (1942-1945, World War II); squadron commander, Air Force Technical Training Command; engaged in real estate and insurance business (25 years); auditor and investigator, Controller's office, Allegheny County (1936-1939); Workmen’s Compensation referee, Allegheny County (1939-1950); justice of the peace, Sewickley (36 years); chair, Sewickley Republican Committee (1930-1967); member, Republican State Committee (1948-1956); special investigator, District Attorney’s office, Allegheny County (1952-1956); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1954; reelected to serve 5 more consecutive terms; appointed, Joint Committee to Investigate the Knox Mine Disaster (1959); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1966); tax collector, Borough of Sewickley (1956-1958); elected, burgess/mayor, Sewickley (1957-1965); died, July 31, 1967 in Sewickley, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Sewickley Cemetery, Sewickley, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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