05/20/1897 - 11/11/1958

BRETHERICK, Arthur Paul, a Representative from Delaware County; born, May 20, 1897 in Armley, Yorkshire, England; attended, Banks Business College; attended, Temple University; LL.B., Temple University Law School; served, United States Navy (World War I); clerk, stenographer, secretary, office manager, and attorney, Law Office of Simpson, Brown and Williams; elected, solicitor, Darby Borough; elected, president, Darby School Board (10 years); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1936); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1939 term; reelected to serve the 1941 and 1943 terms; appointed, Joint Legislative Committee to Investigate Charges of Conspiracy in the General Assembly (1941-1942); appointed, Anthracite Subsidence Commission (1943); resigned from the House, September 13, 1943; elected, register of wills, Delaware County; gubernatorial appointee, judge, Delaware County Court (1949-1958); died, November 11, 1958 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

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