07/18/1903 - 12/22/1983

PHILLIPS, J. Russell, a Representative from Lackawanna County; born in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., July 18, 1903; attended, Technical High School; owner and operator, wholesale and retail food store (1924-1965); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1934; reelected to the House in 1952 and 1956; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1936, 1954, 1958); employed, Department of Health, Scranton; died, December 22, 1983 in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; interred, Abington Hills Cemetery, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.

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