07/17/1866 - 02/16/1942

HOKE, John W., a Representative from Franklin County; born in Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pa., July 17, 1866; attended, Chambersburg Academy; graduated, Lafayette College, 1890; lawyer; news editor, Franklin Repository (1893-1900); elected, District Attorney, Franklin County (1899-1902); owner, Chambersburg Public Opinion (1900-1905); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1904; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1906); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1913-1916); solicitor, school board, Chambersburg; director, Fannettsburg National Bank; chair, Franklin County Republican Committee; died, February 16, 1942 in Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania; interred, Lincoln Cemetery, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania.

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