04/06/1937 - 03/29/2020

BRAIG, Joseph P., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 6, 1937; graduated, North Catholic High School; B.A., La Salle University, 1959; LL.B., Temple University Law School, 1962; lieutenant, United States Naval Reserves; first lieutenant, JAG Corps, Pennsylvania National Guard (1964-1967); attorney; Assistant United States Attorney, United States Department of Justice (1963-1966); director, Lawyers Reference Service, Philadelphia Bar Association (1966-1967); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1971 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1973 term; deputy mayor, Philadelphia (1973-1974); commissioner, Philadelphia City Licenses and Inspections; elected. judge, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County (1976-1988); died, March 29, 2020 in West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania.  

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