Morris Einstein (R42) Allegheny County (part) 1918-1934
Morris Einstein, born June 15, 1865, Allegheny City, Pennsylvania; son of Leopold and Matilda Loefler Einstein, Morris; educated, public schools; engaged, drug business,1885; organized, general manager, Pennsylvania Light and Power Company, 1900; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1918-1934; president, Mutual Ice and Ice-cream Company; married, Nora Guckenheimer Einstein, son Robert G.; died, June 12, 1937 (aged 71) Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interment West View Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. (i)
Engaged, drug business,1885; organized, general manager Pennsylvania Light and Power Company, 1900, until its merger with the Philadelphia Light and Power Company; president, Mutual Ice and Ice-cream Company, 1936 Metropolitan Street, North Side.
Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:
Member, Rodef Shalom Temple, Pittsburgh; member B’nai B’rith; member, Concordia Club; trustee, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh.
Chairman, Republican City Committee; elected, Select Council of Allegheny County, serving twenty years, chair, Twenty-fifth Ward Republican Organization of Pittsburgh.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 42nd District, Allegheny County (part), 1918-1934; Chair, Judiciary Special Committee; member, Appropriations, Banks Buildings and Loan Associations, City Passenger Railways, Congressional Apportionment, Corporations, Education, Elections, Insurance, Library Municipal Affairs, New Counties and County Seats, Public Health and Sanitation and Railroads Committees; defeated, reelection, Bernard B. McInnis, 1934.
Dight, J.C., (Director). Whitmore, R.E., (Compiler). (1927). The Pennsylvania Manual, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 965, 970, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 990.
The Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) Saturday June 12, 1937, Page 1
Pittsburgh Sun-Telegraph (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) Saturday June 12, 1937, Page 1