07/09/1925 - 12/13/2020

WASS, Paul, a Representative from Indiana County; born in Young Township, Indiana County, Pa., July 9, 1925; graduated, Elders Ridge Vocation High School; attended, University of Pennsylvania; farmer; tire builder, McCreary's Tire & Rubber Company; manager, Oakland Cemetery; elected, auditor, Indiana County (1965-1968); elected, treasurer, Indiana County (1968-1976); member, Republican State Committee; chair, Indiana County Republican Committee; precinct member, Indiana County Republican Finance Committee; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1976; served 6 more consecutive terms; appointed, Select Committee to Study the Feasibility of a Harrisburg University (1990); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1990, 1996); elected, commissioner, Indiana County (1991-June 1, 1995); owner and operator, J & J Funnel Cakes; county point man, George W. Bush’s presidential campaign (2000); died, December 13, 2020 in Indiana, Indiana County, Pennsylvania; interred, Oakmont Cemetery, Indiana, Indiana County, Pennsylvania.

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