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MICHAEL J. NEEDHAM


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1947-1948 Democrat
1949-1950 Democrat
1951-1952 Democrat
1953-1954 Democrat
1955-1956 Democrat
1959 Democrat
1960 Democrat
1961 Democrat
1962 Democrat
1963 Democrat
1964 Democrat
1965 Democrat
1966 Democrat
1967 113 Democrat
1968 113 Democrat
1969 113 Democrat
1970 113 Democrat
1971 113 Democrat
1972 113 Democrat
 Counties   Lackawanna

Biography

10/08/1910 - 02/01/1986

NEEDHAM, Michael J., a Representative from Lackawanna County; born in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., October 8, 1910; attended, Saint Patrick’s High School; corporal, United States Army (1942-1944, 1945-1946, World War II); member, Young Democrats of Lackawanna County; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1946 and served 4 more consecutive terms; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1956); reelected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1958 and served 7 more consecutive terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1972); died, February 1, 1986 in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; interred, Fairview Memorial Park Cemetery, Elmhurst Township, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.