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MICHAEL J. TIGHE


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1899-1900 Democrat
 Counties   Luzerne

Biography

01/12/1861 - 01/1932

TIGHE, Michael J., a Representative from Luzerne County; born, January 12, 1861 in Port Griffith, Luzerne County, Pa.; miner; engaged, mercantile business; elected, tax collector, Jenkins Township; elected, school director, Jenkins Township; postmaster, United States Postal Service, Port Griffith (1894-1897); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1898; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1900); life insurance salesman; liquor store clerk; railroad investigator; postmaster, United States Postal Service, Laurel, Md. (1914-1917); died, January, 1932 in Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York; interred, St. John Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens County, New York.