06/11/1882 - 07/26/1954

COYNE, James J., a Representative from Allegheny County; born, June 11, 1882 in Ireland; laborer, steel mills; engaged in hotel and real estate business; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1923 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1925 term; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1925-1936); unsuccessful campaign, city council, Pittsburgh; gubernatorial appointee, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (1943-1954); died, July 26, 1954 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Calvary Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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