James Paul SCOBLICK, Congress, PA (1909-1981)


SCOBLICK, James Paul, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Archbald, Lackawanna County, Pa., May 10, 1909; attended the public school and St. Thomas High School, Scranton, Pa.; Fordham University, New York City, B.S., 1930 and took postgraduate work at Columbia University, New York City; member of the Department of Public Assistance Board of Lackawanna County, Pa.; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-ninth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John W. Murphy and at the same time was elected to the Eightieth Congress and served from November 5, 1946, to January 3, 1949; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1948; resumed former business pursuits; engaged as consultant to food industry; was a resident of Archbald, Pa., until his death there on December 4, 1981; interment in Mother of Sorrows Cemetery, Finch Hill, Pa.

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