08/13/1898 - 10/05/1968

WELSH, John J., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 13, 1898; caster, Exide Division, Electric Storage Battery Company; member, 38th Ward Democratic Committee; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1949 term; reelected to serve 9 consecutive terms thereafter; died while in office, October 5, 1968 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

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