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Pennsylvania State Senate

Edward J Coleman


Session Year Position District Party
1939 22 Democrat
1941 22 Democrat
1943 22 Democrat
1945 22 Democrat
 Counties   Lackawanna


1902 - 1962

Born on November 5, 1902, in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Edward J. Coleman was the son of  John and Ellen Mangan Coleman; he attended Central High School; served as a Lackawanna County Democratic Committeeman; president of the Lackawanna Young Democrats Society; member of the Railroad Clerks Union; served in the state House of Representatives, 1935-1938; and the state Senate, 1939-1946.  He married Dorothy Hannon.  Senator Coleman died on November 6, 1962, in Scranton, Pennsylvania; interred at Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton, Pennsylvania.