02/19/1868 - 04/30/1931

WOODWARD, James Fleming, a Representative from Allegheny County; born, February 19, 1868 in New Brighton, Beaver County, Pa.; graduated, public schools of Pittsburgh; attended, Western Pennsylvania University (University of Pittsburgh); clerk, Commissioner’s Office, Allegheny County; book-keeper and assistant, Western Pennsylvania Hospital; director, McKeesport Realty Company; director, National Securities Company of Pennsylvania; superintendent, McKeesport General Hospital (1894-1918); vice-chair, Pittsburgh Republican Committee; elected as Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1904; reelected in 1906, 1908, 1910, 1914 and 1916; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1912); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1918); elected, Secretary of Internal Affairs, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (1918-1930); unsuccessful campaign, Secretary of Internal Affairs (1930); died, April 30, 1931 in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; interred, McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery, McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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