Legislation Quick Search
02/05/2023 04:25 PM
Pennsylvania State Senate
https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/BiosHistory/MemBio.cfm?ID=4972&body=S

Paul W. Mahady


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1959 39 Democrat
1960 39 Democrat
1961 39 Democrat
1962 39 Democrat
1963 39 Democrat
1964 39 Democrat
1965 39 Democrat
1966 39 Democrat
1967 39 Democrat
1968 39 Democrat
1969 39 Democrat
1970 39 Democrat
1971 39 Democrat
1972 39 Democrat
 Counties   Westmoreland

Biography

11/19/1908 - 10/07/1973

Paul W. Mahady (D39) Westmoreland County 1956-1966 (D39) Westmoreland (Part) County 1967-1972

Early Life:

Paul W. Mahady born November 19, 1908, Latrobe, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania; son of James J. and Katherine O’Neill Mahady; Latrobe High School; Harvard University; Harvard Law School, 1933; Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, doctor of law degrees, 1973; attorney; Westmoreland County Bar Association; member, law firm, Mahady and Mahady; Lieutenant Colonel, World War II, United States Army; part owner, radio station, WTRB; professor, law, professor, politics, Seton Hill College, Greensburg; professor, history, Saint Vincent College, Latrobe; solicitor, Unity Township Board of Supervisors; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1956-1972; married, Janet Matlock, children, Paul, Jr., Timothy; died, October, 7, 1973 (age 64 years, 322 days), Latrobe Area Hospital, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania; interment, Saint Vincent Cemetery, Unity Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

Early Career:

Lieutenant Colonel, World War II, United States Army, Legion of Merit and Army Commendation Ribbon with oak leaf cluster. Promoted, Brigadier General, Governor Milton J. Shapp.

Professor, law, politics, Seton Hill College, Greensburg; professor, history, Saint Vincent College, Latrobe.

Director-secretary, Newcomer Products, Incorporation, Latrobe, Pennsylvania; director, Westmoreland Federal Savings and Loan Association; director, Latrobe Broadcasters; chairman, advisory board, Salvation Army, Heart Fund, Multiple Sclerosis Fund, Leukemia Fund, Westmoreland County; member, adviser, Pennsylvania Historical Society, Pennsylvania Museum Commission; member, advisory board, Penn State University, University of Pittsburgh Greensburg, New Kensington Campuses; member, Great Lake Commission.    

Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Association of University Professors; Latrobe Country Club, American Legion, Elks, Knights of Columbus, Lions, Moose, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Usher, Roman Catholic Church, Latrobe.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Solicitor, Unity Township Board of Supervisors.

Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 39th district, Westmoreland County, 1959-1966; section election, Senator John Dent, vacancy; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 39th district, Westmoreland (Part) County, 1967-1972; authored, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency Act (Act of August 7, 1963, P.L. 549, No. 290) providing funds to college students.

Cited:

The Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) Monday, October 08, 1973, page 38.

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/129234433/paul-w-mahady