05/21/1916 - 12/20/2000

POLTENSTEIN, Jerome, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born May 21, 1916 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; graduated, Simon Gratz High School; B.S., economics, Temple University; LL.B., Temple University School of Law; served, Air Corps, United States Army (1944-1946, World War II); attorney; member, 20th Ward Democratic Executive Committee; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1953 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1955 term; died, December 20, 2000 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Shalom Memorial Park, Huntingdon Valley, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

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