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STEPHEN McCANN


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1953-1954 Democrat
1955-1956 Majority Caucus Secretary Democrat
1957-1958 Minority Floor Leader Democrat
1959 Majority Floor Leader Democrat
1960 Majority Floor Leader Democrat
1961 Majority Floor Leader Democrat
1962 Majority Floor Leader Democrat
 Counties   Greene

Biography

11/26/1917 - 01/26/1991

McCANN, Stephen, a Representative from Greene County; born, November 26, 1917 in Palmer, Northampton County, Pa.; attended, Cumberland Township High School; served, 27th Infantry Division, United States Army (1941-1945, World War II); machine repairman, Crucible Steel Company of America; school director; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1952; reelected and served 4 more consecutive terms; elected, Secretary, Democratic Caucus (1955-1956); elected, Minority Leader (1958); elected, Majority Leader (1959-1962); appointed, Local Government Commission (1955-1956); appointed, Commission in Interstate Cooperation (1959-1960); appointed Joint State Government Commission (1959-1962); appointed, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (1961-1962); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1962); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor (1962); executive director, Western Pennsylvania Coal Operators Association (1968); president, Keystone Coal Operators Association (1977-1981); died, January 26, 1991 in Carmichaels, Greene County, Pennsylvania; interred, Laurel Point Cemetery, Carmichaels, Greene County, Pennsylvania.