05/03/1925 - 01/24/2016

HEFFNER, George William, a Representative from Schuylkill County; born in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa., May 3, 1925; graduated, Pottsville High School, 1943; B.A., Dickinson College, 1949; LL.B., Dickinson College School of Law (now Penn State Dickinson Law), 1951; pharmacists’ mate, second class, United States Navy (1943-1946, World War II); lawyer; member, Schuylkill County Republican Club; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1957 term and served 4 more consecutive terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1966); elected, president judge, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Schuylkill County (1968-1988); elected, trustee, Bloomsburg University of Pennsyvlania (now Commonwealth University of Pennsylvania) (1969-1974); died, January 24, 2016 in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; interred, Charles Baber Cemetery, Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. 

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