09/07/1875 - 11/05/1943

WETTACH, James, a Representative from Allegheny County; born, September 7, 1875 in Allegheny City (Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa.; graduated, Iron City College (Everest Institute); beef and pork packer; member, 7th Ward school board, Allegheny City; council member, 7th Ward, Allegheny City (2 terms); council member, 24th Ward, Pittsburgh (1 term); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1913 term and served 8 more nonconsecutive terms (1915-1916, 1919-1932); not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1917 term; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House for the 1933 term; Assistant Chief Clerk, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1933); died, November 5, 1943 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Allegheny County Memorial Park, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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