01/13/1894 - 08/29/1967

OWENS, Thomas A., a Representative from Cambria County; born, January 13, 1894 in Hastings, Cambria County, Pa.; graduated, Carrolltown High School; attended, supplementary courses, International Correspondence Schools; machine gun training instructor, 31st Company, Camp Hancock, Georgia (World War I); military service, Lake Erie; editor and publisher, Union Press-Courier; elected, Carrolltown Board of Education (1940-1946); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1940; reelected to 2 consecutive terms thereafter; appointed, Joint Legislative Committee to Investigate Charges of Conspiracy in the General Assembly (1941-1942); not a candidate for reelection to the House in the 1946 General election; died in August 29, 1967 in Logan Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania; interred, Saint Benedicts Catholic Cemetery, Carrolltown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania. 

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