Photo credit:

McAtee, William, comp. Souvenir: Portraits and Biographies of the Members of the Legislature of Pennsylvania and Heads of Departments, Session of 1895. Harrisburg, Pa.: The Roshon Portrait Company, 1895.


Sessions Office Position District Party
1895-1896 Representative Republican
1897-1898 Representative Republican
Counties Lehigh


03/28/1865 - 10/14/1933

KERN, Dr. Alvin Josiah, a Representative from Lehigh County; born, March 28, 1865 in Slatington, Lehigh County, Pa.; B.S., Ursinus College, 1885; M.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1888; teacher; physician; elected, school board, Slatington; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1894 and 1896; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1898); elected, president, Lehigh County Medical Society; director, First National Bank of Slatington; president, Thomas Kern Lumber Company; died, October 14, 1933 in Slatington, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania; interred, Union Cemetery, Slatington, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.