03/16/1879 - 04/24/1943

MEMOLO, Martin, a Representative from Lackawanna County; born in Province Di Avelino, Italy, March 16, 1879; coal miner (1890-1901); international organizer, United Mine Workers of America (1902-1911); clerk to commissioners, Lackawanna County (1912-1932); elected, chief burgess, Old Forge (1914-1918); elected, controller, Old Forge (1918-1922); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1924 and served 3 more consecutive terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1932); died, April 24, 1943 in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; interred, Saint Catherine’s Cemetery, Moscow, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.

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