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Pennsylvania State Senate

Thomas P Harney



Session Year Position District Party
1953 19 Republican
1955 19 Republican
1957 19 Republican
1959 19 Republican
 Counties   Chester


1893 - 1960

The son of D.J. and Mary Reynolds Harney, Thomas was born in McMillan Wisconsin, March 17, 1893. He graduated from Marshfield School, attended Beloit College, and the University of Wisconsin. Harney moved to Pennsylvania in 1917, pursuing farming and an auditor’s career; served 18 years as a school director; was president of the Agriculture Extension Board for two years; member county committee A.A.A. and War Board for six years; and chaired the Chester County Soil Conservation District, 1948. He married Susan Groome. Harney was a member of the state House of Representatives, 1948-1952, and the state Senate, 1953-1960. He died seated in the Senate, July 17, 1960.