05/05/1866 - 03/08/1939

HOUCK, Paul Winters, a Representative from Schuylkill County; born in Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pa., May 5, 1866; attended, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy; pharmacist; appointed, member, State Pharmaceutical Examining Board (1903-1906); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1908; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1910); chief clerk to the commissioners, Schuylkill County (1909-1917, 1936-1939); referee, Workmen’s Compensation Board, Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry (1915-1917); appointed, secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Internal Affairs (1917-1919); elected, chair, State Board of Property (1917-1919); appointed, Workmen’s Compensation Board (1919-1932); member, board of directors, Coaldale State Hospital (1919-1926); elected, delegate, Republican National Convention (1920, 1928); chair, Schuylkill County Republican Committee (1927, 1930); elected, treasurer, Schuylkill County (1932-1936); died, March 8, 1939 in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; interred, Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.

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