DOUTRICH, Isaac Hoffer, (1871 - 1941)


DOUTRICH, Isaac Hoffer, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born on a farm near Middletown, Dauphin County, Pa., December 19, 1871; moved to Elizabethtown, Pa., with his parents in 1880; attended the rural schools, the public schools in Elizabethtown, Pa., and Keystone State Normal School (now State Teachers College), Kutztown, Pa.; worked in the retail clothing business in Middletown and Harrisburg, Pa.; also interested in banking and other businesses; member of the Harrisburg city council 1924-1927; elected as a Republican to the Seventieth and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1927-January 3, 1937); unsuccessful for reelection in 1936 to the Seventy-fifth Congress; reengaged in the retail clothing business in Harrisburg, Pa., until his death May 28, 1941; interment in the East Harrisburg Cemetery.