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Morris Einstein



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


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.  


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