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STEPHEN McCANN


 

Sessions

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