Member Biography

Max Aron 


PHOTO: 1913-1914 House of Representatives Composite, PSA

Sessions Office Position District Party
1921-1922       5 Republican
1923-1924       5 Republican
1925-1926       5 Republican
1927-1928       5 Republican
1929-1930       5 Republican
1931-1932       5 Republican
1933-1934       5 Republican
1935-1936       5 Republican

COUNTIES: Philadelphia  


10/15/1885 - 02/02/1950

 Max Aron (R5) Philadelphia County (part) 1921-1937

Early Life: 

Max Aron, born October 15, 1885, Russia; arrived, Philadelphia, 1887; Central High School, 1903; University of Pennsylvania, 1907; admitted bar, lawyer, 1907-1950; assistant solicitor, city of Philadelphia, 1910-1912; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1913-1920; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1921-1937; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1936; married, Hilda, two sons, Jerome and David; died, February 2, 1950, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida; interred, Roosevelt Memorial Park, Trevose, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. 

Early Career:

Lawyer, 1907-1950; Assistant solicitor, city of Philadelphia, 1910-1912.  

Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:

Member, Temple Rodeph Shalom, Philadelpha.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Special Election, March 28, 1913; Sworn-In, March 31, 1913 to serve the remaining 1913 term; reelected, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1915-1920; not a candidate for reelection, 1921;

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 5th district, Philadelphia County (part), 1921-1937; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1936; member, Appropriations, City Passenger Railways; Education; Exposition Affairs; Judiciary General; Insurance; Municipal Affairs; Pension and Gratuities; Public Health and Sanitation; Public Printing and Public Supply of Light, Heat and Water Committees.   

Pennsylvania House of Representatives Biography:


Dight, J.C., (Director). Whitmore, R.E., (Compiler). (1927). The Pennsylvania Manual, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 964, 969-970, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 989.

The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Saturday February 04, 1950, Page 19