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M. FRANK COOLBAUGH


 

Sessions

Session Year Position District Party
1881- 1882 Democrat
1883- 1884 Democrat
 Counties   Monroe

Biography

02/03/1844 - 05/06/1924

COOLBAUGH, Moses Frank, a Representative from Monroe County; born, February 3, 1844 in Middle Smithfield, Monroe County, Pa.; farmer; postmaster, United States Postal Service, Coolbaugh, Pa. (1868-1880); elected, auditor, Monroe County (1869-1872); director, Monroe County Co-Operative Life Insurance Company; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1880 and 1882; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1884); elected, council president, Stroudsburg (2 years); coal dealer; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1896); elected, treasurer, Delaware Valley, Hudson & Lehigh Railroad; unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1900); appointed, appraiser, New York & Pennsylvania Brick, Tile and Terra Cotta Company (1901); proprietor, general store (1905-1916); elected, justice of the peace, Stroudsburg, Pa. (1917-1924); died, May 6, 1924 in East Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania; interred, Middle Smithfield Presbyterian Burying Ground, Middle Smithfield, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.