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FRANK T. OKELL


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"Frank T. Okell, 1866-1905." www.Ancestry.com

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1893-1894
 Counties   Lackawanna

Biography

11/15/1866 - 12/21/1905

OKELL, Frank Theophilus, a Representative from Lackawanna County; born, November 15, 1866 in Scranton, Luzerne County (now Lackawanna County), Pa.; attended, Bordentown Military Institute; attended, United States Naval Academy (1881-1884); attorney-at-law; elected, auditor, Scranton Poor Board (1888-1892); elected, secretary, Scranton Board of Education (1888-1892); seated as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1893 term as a result of a contested election, May 16, 1893; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1894); died, December 21, 1905, in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; interred, Forest Hill Cemetery, Dunmore, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.