05/14/1879 - 11/24/1958

FINNERTY, John J., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, May 14, 1879 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; director, amateur theater; barber, Misericordia Hospital and St. Charles Seminary; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1935 term; reelected to serve 5 consecutive terms thereafter; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House for the 1947 term; deputy marshal, United States Marshall Service; court crier, United States District Court, Philadelphia; died, November 24, 1958 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Calvary Cemetery, West Conshohocken, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

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