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MARY A. VARALLO


 

Sessions

Session Year Position District Party
1945- 1946 Democrat
1949- 1950 Democrat
1951- 1952 Democrat
1953- 1954 Democrat
1955- 1956 Democrat
1957- 1958 Minority Caucus Chairman Democrat
1959- 1960 Majority Whip Democrat
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

06/11/1897 - 11/27/1979

VARALLO, Mary A., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, June 11, 1897 in the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; graduated, West Philadelphia High School; graduated, Peirce School of Business; graduated, Charles Morris Price School of Advertising and Journalism; attended, Temple University; attended, Pennsylvania School of Criminology; attended, Leefson Conservatory; served, American Red Cross; professional pianist and organist; jeweler; member, 36th Ward Democratic Executive Committee; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1945 term and reelected to serve the 1949, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1957, and 1959 terms; elected, Minority Caucus Chair (1957-1958); elected, Majority Whip (1959-1960); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1957-1960); resigned from the House, January 4, 1960; elected, council, City of Philadelphia (1960-1968); elected, delegate, Democratic National Convention (1960, 1964); died, November 27, 1979; interred, Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
 
 
 
Archival Collections

Varallo, Mary A.  Photographs and Memorabilia, circa 1945-1968. Historical Society of  Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.