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Pennsylvania House of Representatives


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Stoddard, Dwight J. Prominent Men: Scranton and Vicinity. Scranton: The Tribune Publishing Co., 1906.



Session Position District Party
1889-1890 Democrat
 Counties   Lackawanna


01/30/1862 - 02/07/1939

KELLY, John P., a Representative from Lackawanna County; born, January 30, 1862 in Olyphant, Luzerne County (now Lackawanna County), Pa.; attorney-at-law (1884-1939); appointed, Assistant District Attorney, Lackawanna County (1884-1885); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1888; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1890); elected, District Attorney, Lackawanna County (1891-1895); elected, alderman, Scranton (1897-1899); director, Lackawanna County Savings Bank and Trust Co. (1897-1899); appointed, judge, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Lackawanna County (1900-1908); appointed, State Commission on Constitutional Amendment and Revision (1920); general counsel, Hudson Coal Company; special counsel, Scranton School District; died, February 7, 1939 in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; interred, Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.