07/30/1894 - 02/14/1962

LOVETT, James E., a Representative from Westmoreland County; born, July 30, 1894 in Irwin, Westmoreland County, Pa.; attended, Westinghouse Technical School; private, 103rd Field Artillery, 26th Division, United States Army (1918-1919, World War I); employed, Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company; member, Democratic Committee, Trafford (8 years); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1932; served 12 more consecutive terms; elected, Minority Whip (1943-1948); elected, Majority Whip (1955-1956); appointed, Joint Legislative Committee to Investigate Indistrial Taxes (1937-1938); appointed, Commission in Interstate Cooperation (1941-1948: Subcommittee on Safety Education, chair, 1943-1944: Subcommittee on Interstate Waters, 1943-1946); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1941-1942, 1951-1956); appointed, Joint Legislative Committee on Revision of Vehicle and Tractor Codes (1947-1948); appointed, Joint Legislative Committee on Unemployment Compensation (1947-1948); appointed, Joint Legislative Committee on Tax-Exempt Real Property (1947-1948); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1958); died, February 14, 1962 in Trafford, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania; interred, Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

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