1905 - 02/12/1990

ROONEY, James P., a Representative from Allegheny County; born, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. in 1905; attended, Allegheny High School; attended, Bellefonte Academy; B.S.C., University of Pittsburgh; professional football player, Hope-Harvey, Pittsburgh (1921-1923); engaged in the real estate and insurance business; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1930 and 1934; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1932, 1936); author, How to Kick; investigator, Pennsylvania Auditor General’s Office, Pittsburgh; died, February 12, 1990 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Christ Our Redeemer Catholic Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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