01/03/1903 - 08/16/1972

FALKENSTEIN, Francis J., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, January 3, 1903 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; attended, St. John’s Orphanage School; attended, St. Francis’ Industrial School; Democratic Committeeman; machinist, I.T.E. Circuit Breaker Company; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1935 term and reelected to serve 3 consecutive terms thereafter; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1942); died, August 16, 1972 in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey; interred, Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

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