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Morris Einstein


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1919-1920 42 Republican
1921-1922 42 Republican
1923-1924 42 Republican
1925-1926 42 Republican
1927-1928 42 Republican
1929-1930 42 Republican
1931-1932 42 Republican
1933-1934 42 Republican
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

06/15/1865 - 06/12/1937

Morris Einstein (R42) Allegheny County (part) 1918-1934

Early Life: 

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)

Early Career:

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.    

Pennsylvania Politics:

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.  

Cited:

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

      (i) https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/166286059/morris-einstein