Howard William STULL, Congress, PA (1876-1949)


STULL, Howard William, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born on a farm near Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., April 11, 1876; attended the public schools, Johnstown High School, and State Normal School (later State Teachers’ College), Indiana, Pa.; employed as a store clerk 1887-1894 and as a railroad clerk in 1894 and 1895; taught school at Ferndale and Dale, Pa., 1895-1897; served as post office clerk at Johnstown in 1897 and 1898 and as assistant postmaster 1899-1904; moved to Washington, D.C., in 1905 and served as an assistant division chief in the United States Treasury Department 1905-1908; was graduated from the law department of George Washington University, Washington, D.C., in 1908; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Colville, Stevens County, Wash., in 1909; prosecuting attorney of Stevens County, Wash., in 1911, 1912, 1915, and 1916; delegate to the Republican State convention in 1916; returned to Johnstown, Pa., in 1917 and continued the practice of law; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-second Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of J. Russell Leech and served from April 26, 1932, to March 3, 1933; was not a candidate for renomination in 1932; resumed the practice of law; died in Johnstown, Pa., April 22, 1949; interment in Grandview Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present