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MICHAEL E. McDONALD


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1887-1888 Democrat
1889-1890 Democrat
 Counties   Lackawanna, Luzerne

Biography

09/26/1858 - 11/28/1921

McDONALD, Michael E., a Representative from Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties; born, September 26, 1858, in Hawley, Wayne County (now Lackawanna County), Pa.; attended, Wyoming Seminary; attorney-at-law (1883-1921); elected, auditor, Dunmore; elected, borough solicitor, Dunmore (6 years); auditor, Scranton Poor district (1883-1885); elected, school director, Dunmore (1884-1886); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1884); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1886 and 1888; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1890); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1891-1894); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the Senate (1894); editor, Lackawanna Jurist; died, November 28, 1921 in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; interred, Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.