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MICHAEL J. NEEDHAM


 

Sessions

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