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ELISHA A. CORAY, JR.


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1889-1890 Republican
1891-1892 Republican
1897-1898 Republican
1899-1900 Republican
1901-1902 Republican
 Counties   Luzerne

Biography

09/06/1858 - 07/31/1941

CORAY, Elisha A., Jr., a Representative from Luzerne County; born in Monroeton, Bradford County, Pa., September 6, 1858; graduated, Keystone Academy, Factoryville; employed, Pittston Press (1878-1879); printer, solicitor and reporter, Pittston Gazette (1880-1888); realtor (1903-1941); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1889 and 1891 terms; reelected to the House to serve the 1897, 1899 and 1901 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1892, 1902); unsuccessful Democratic and Union party candidate, Pennsylvania State Treasurer (1901); unsuccessful Prohibition party candidate, Pennsylvania Secretary of Internal Affairs (1906); unsuccessful campaign, controller, Luzerne County (1907); died, July 31, 1941 in West Pittston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.