Sessions Office Position District Party
1959 Representative Democrat
1960 Representative Democrat
1961 Representative Democrat
1962 Representative Democrat
1963 Representative Democrat
1964 Representative Democrat
1965 Representative Democrat
1966 Representative Democrat
1967 Representative Democrat
1968 Representative Democrat
1969 Representative 188 Democrat
1970 Representative 188 Democrat
1971 Representative 188 Democrat
1972 Representative 188 Democrat
Counties Philadelphia


12/20/1920 - 03/22/1997

O’DONNELL, James Patrick a Representative from Philadelphia County; born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 20, 1920; attended, West Catholic High School, Dobbins Vocational School, Drexel Institute, St. Joseph’s College, and the University of Pennsylvania; machinist mate, 1st Class, "U.S.S. R-13," "U.S.S. R-4," "U.S.S. R-14," "U.S.S. R-15," "U.S.S. Tigrone," "U.S.S. Apollo," "U.S.S. Proteus," "U.S.S. LST 926," United States Navy (1941-1945, World War II); plumber; regional director, Bureau of Inspection, Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry; vice chair, Ward Election Committee; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1959 term and served 6 consecutive terms thereafter; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1973 term; died, March 22, 1997 in Brigantine, Atlantic County, New Jersey; interred, Atlantic County Veterans Cemetery, Estell Manor, Atlantic County, New Jersey.

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