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PATRICK DeLACY


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History of Luzerne, Lackawanna and Wyoming Counties, PA.  New York: W. W. Munsell & Co., 1880.

 

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1872 Democrat
1873 Democrat
 Counties   Luzerne

Biography

11/25/1835 - 04/27/1915

DeLACY, Patrick, a Representative from Luzerne County; born, November 25, 1835 in Carbondale, Luzerne County, Pa.; sergeant major, Company A, 143rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861-1864, Civil War); second lieutenant, Company D, 143rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1864-1865, Civil War: Congressional medal of honor recipient); apprentice, John Mehan, tanner and currier; journeyman; foreman currier, A.G. Hull tannery; appointed, United States Deputy Marshall, western Pennsylvania (1867- 1871); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1872 and 1873 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1874 term; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania Senate (1874); deputy sheriff, Luzerne County (1875); appointed, auditor, Luzerne County (1876-1877); appointed, chief of police, Scranton (1877-1885); assistant postmaster, Scranton (1885-1892); elected, alderman, 7th ward, Scranton (1892-1907); died, April 27, 1915 in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; interred, Saint Catherine’s Cemetery, Moscow, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.