12/29/1904 - 10/17/1992

D’ORTONA, Paul, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, December 29, 1904 in Lonerven, Abruzzi, Italy; private, Company G, 11th Infantry, United States Army (1920-1923); professional boxer, flyweight division (1920); chief hearing Inspector, Philadelphia (1935-1939); clerk, Treasurer's Office, Philadelphia (1940-1941); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1941 term; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House for the 1943 term; elected, magistrate, Philadelphia Municipal Court (1949-1951); elected, city council, Philadelphia (1951-1972); died, October 17, 1992 in Washington Township, Gloucester County, New Jersey; interred, Fernwood Mausoleum, Lansdowne, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

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