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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1943-1944 Republican
 Counties   Allegheny


09/20/1893 - 04/24/1995

HANNON, Owen Brendan, a Representative from Allegheny County; born, County Galway, Ireland on September 20, 1893; attended, Carnegie Institute of Technology; attended, Duquesne University; engaged in the real estate and insurance business; corporal, 320th Infantry, 80th Division, United States Army (World War I); author, Property Assessors Pamphlet of Instructions, Allegheny County and Pamphlet on Taxation in Allegheny County; chair, Allegheny County Assessment Board (1939); unsuccessful campaign, City Council, Pittsburgh (1941); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1942; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1944); elected, delegate, Republican National Convention (1952); gubernatorial appointee, State Director, Public Safety (1952-1953); gubernatorial appointee, chairman, Pennsylvania Public Safety Commission (1952-1953); member, State Planning Board, Pennsylvania Department of Commerce (1953-1954); real estate analyst, Pennsylvania State Tax Equalization Board (1955-1964); died, April 24, 1995 in Florida; interred, Grace Memorial Gardens, Hudson, Pasco County, Florida.