John J Haluska
Born in Canonsburg May 8, 1902, son of John E. and Mary (Palco) Haluska; educated at Patton Public School; private instruction in the field of astronomy; and married Anne P. Flesher. The senator followed the insurance and banking business; director of the First National Bank of Patton; president of the Patton municipal authority; member of the Patton Recreational Association; and served as councilman and mayor of Patton Borough. He was a member of the state House of Representatives, 1934-35; and the state Senate, 1937-1956, and 1961-1964. The Hon. John Haluska died on December 5, 1984, interred at St. Mary/St. George/Queen of Peace Cemetery, Patton, Clearfield Twp., Cambria County, Pa.