02/18/1886 - 01/06/1950

O’DARE, James Joseph, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, February 18, 1886 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; general contractor; Deputy Sheriff, Philadelphia County; Republican Committeeman (20 years); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1939 term and served 5 more consecutive terms thereafter; appointed, Joint Legislative Committee on Unemployment Compensation (1947-1948); died while in office, January 6, 1950 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

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