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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1872 Republican
1873 Republican
 Counties   Franklin


01/03/1840 - 05/31/1916

MAHON, Thaddeus Maclay, a Representative from Franklin County; born, January 3, 1840 in Green Village, Franklin County, Pa.; private, Company A, 126th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1862-1863, Civil War); private, Company E, 182nd Regiment, 21st Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry (1864-1865, Civil War); blacksmith; clerk, Franklin County Courts; attorney (1871-1916); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1871 and 1872; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1873); president, Baltimore and Cumberland Valley Railroads; unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1876); elected, United States Congress (1893-1907); died, May 31, 1916 in Scotland, Franklin County, Pennsylvania; interred, Cedar Grove Cemetery, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania.

After 2 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, THADDEUS MACLAY MAHON went on to serve in congress