04/14/1880 - 10/06/1963

THRASHER, Charles M., a Representative from Fayette County; born, April 14, 1880 in Dawson, Fayette County, Pa.; educated, public schools; coal miner and mine foreman, Washington Coal & Coke Company and H. C. Frick Coke Company (50 years); employee, Pennsylvania State Senate (1915-1917); member, Perry Township Board of Education (18 years); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1940); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1942; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1944, 1946, 1950); legislative clerk, United States Senator William E. Crow; lobbyist; died, October 6, 1963 in Smithton, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania; interred, Mounty Washington Cemetery, Perryopolis, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.

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