12/08/1891 - 01/01/1950

ELPERN, Jacob A., a Representative from Westmoreland County; born, December 8, 1891 in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa.; attended, Greensburg High School; sergeant, Company 1, 110th Regiment, Pennsylvania National Guard (1916-1917, Mexican Border; 1918, World War I); merchant; police officer, Greensburg (1920-1923); constable, Greensburg (1920-1935); member, Greensburg Democratic Committee; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1936; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1938); employed, Pennsylvania Department of Health; died, January 1, 1950 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Temple Emanuel Cemetery, Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

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