04/17/1882 - 04/23/1950

HERMANSEN, John Christian, a Representative from Luzerne County; born in Hanover, Luzerne County, Pa., April 17, 1882; coal miner; mine foreman; president, United Mine Workers, Local 846; appointed, Miners’ Scale Committee (1922); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1926 and served 4 more consecutive terms; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1936); died, April 23, 1950 in Newport Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; interred, Pine Hill Cemetery, Shickshinny, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

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