|1941-1942||Majority Caucus Chairman||16||Republican|
|1943-1944||Majority Caucus Chairman||16||Republican|
|1945-1946||Majority Caucus Chairman||16||Republican|
|1947-1948||Majority Floor Leader||16||Republican|
|1949-1950||Majority Floor Leader||16||Republican|
Oscar Jacob Tallman (R16) Lehigh County 1939-1950
Oscar Jacob Tallman, born August 27, 1902, Northumberland County, son of Oscar George and Minnie Earhardt Tallman; Allentown public school education; Allentown High School; Mercersburg Academy, 1920; Phi Beta Kappa, Lafayette College, 1924; University of Pennsylvania, LL.D., 1927; attorney, law practice, Orrin E. Boyle, 1928; Solicitor, Director of the Poor, Lehigh County, 1930-1934; Chairman, Lehigh County Republican Committee, 1934; Lehigh County Controller, 1938; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1939-1950, Majority Caucus Chairman, 1941-1946, majority floor leader, 1947-1950; attorney, Butz, Hudders and Tallman, 1952-1967; married, Maude Elizabeth Snyder Tallman, 1927; died, November 29, 1967, heart attack, Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania; interment, Grandview Cemetery, Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.
Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:
Director, Pennsylvania Independent Oil Company, Lehigh Valley Motor Club, Arbogast and Bastian; secretary, president, Lehigh County Bar Association; president, Phi Delta Theta. Member, Superior, Supreme Courts of Pennsylvania, Common Pleas Court, Lehigh County, United States District Court of Appeals.
Solicitor, Director of the Poor, Lehigh County, 1930-1934.
Chairman, Lehigh County Republican Committee, 1934; Lehigh County Controller, 1938.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 16th district, Lehigh County, 1939-1950; Majority Caucus Chairman, 1941-1946, majority floor leader, 1947-1950; committee assignments, Appropriations, Finance, Judiciary, Local Government, Rules and Executive Nominations; member, Joint State Government Commission, Pennsylvania Commission on Interstate Cooperation.
The Morning Call (Allentown, Pennsylvania) · Thursday, November 30, 1967 · Page1.