Member Biography

Howard Isaac Painter 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1925-1926       41 Republican
1927-1928       41 Republican
1929-1930       41 Republican
1931-1932       41 Republican

COUNTIES: Armstrong, Butler  


02/06/1869 - 11/03/1953

Howard Isaac Painter (R41) Armstrong and Butler Counties 1925-1932

Early Life:

Howard Isaiah Painter, born February 6, 1869, West Sunbury, Clay Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania; son of Simon Peter and Lois Sutton Painter; West Sunbury Academy; teacher, Butler County twelve years; superintendent of Butler County schools, two terms; read law with Judge James Galbreath; admitted, Butler County bar; attorney; private law practice; district attorney, Butler County, four years; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1925-1932; married, Emma Eleanor Robb Painter, children, Donald Robb Painter, Clark Howard Painter, Eleanor Ruth Painter; died, November 3, 1953 (aged 84), Butler County, Pennsylvania; interment, North Side Cemetery, Butler Township, Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania Butler Township. Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Politics:

District attorney, Butler County, four years. 

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 41st district, Armstrong and Butler Counties, 1925-1932.


Cox, Harold. "Senate Members P"Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.

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