02/28/1891 - 11/29/1979

COSTA, Frank Andrew, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, February 28, 1891 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; graduated, Philadelphia Trades School; carpenter; general contractor; deputy commissioner, Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission; member, 2nd Ward Republican Executive Committee (50 years); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1943 term and served 4 more consecutive terms; appointed, Joint Legislative Committee on Education (1947-1948); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1952); died, November 29, 1979 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

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