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WILLIAM J. GALLAGHER


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1933-1934 Republican
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

1899 - 03/26/1959

GALLAGHER, William J., a Representative from Allegheny County; born, circa 1899; semi-professional football player; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in a Special Election on November 7, 1933; Sworn-In, November 13, 1933 to serve the remaining 1933 term; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1934, 1942); detective, Bureau of Police, Pittsburgh (1943-1959); died, March 26, 1959 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Calvary Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.