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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1945-1946 Democrat
1947-1948 Democrat
1949-1950 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia


10/20/1913 - 01/06/1975

GALLAGHER, Edward Thomas, Jr., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, October 20, 1913 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; attended, Franklin High School; graduated, Malvern Preparatory School; B.S., University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School; salesman; unsuccessful campaign for election, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1942); elected to Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1944 and 1946, appointed, Joint Legislative Committee on Retirement Systems and Laws (1947-1948); elected as Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1948; unsuccessful Republican campaign for reelection to the House (1950); supervisor, Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (1952-1975); member, board of directors, Ninth Street Savings and Loan Association; died, January 6, 1975 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Cheltenham, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.