09/14/1902 - 03/08/1980

WHALLEY, John Irving, a Representative from Somerset County, born, September 14, 1902 in Barnesboro, Cambria County, Pa.; graduated, Cambria Rowe Business College; automobile dealer; coal operator; banker; elected, Windber School Board (1935-1947); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1951 term; reelected to serve the 1953 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1954); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1955-1960); elected by Special Election, United States Congress (November 8, 1960-1972); presidential appointee, United Nations delegate (1969); not a candidate for reelection, Congress (1972); died, March 8, 1980, Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida; interred, Grandview Cemetery, Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania. 

Congressional Biography

After 2 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, J. Irving Whalley went on to serve in congress

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