09/19/1884 - 07/03/1957

GORHAM, Michael J., a Representative from Luzerne County; born in Ashley, Luzerne County, Pa., September 19, 1884; coal miner; mine fire boss, Lehigh and Wilkes-Barre Coal Company; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1922; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1924, 1926, 1928); unsuccessful campaign, burgess, Ashley (1933); engineer, Loomis Construction Company; died, July 3, 1957 in Ashley, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; interred, St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

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