05/23/1849 - 10/06/1921

NICHOLS, Francis M., a Representative from Luzerne County; born in Smithfield Township, Bradford County, Pa., May 23, 1849; attended, Lawrence State University; teacher; lawyer; elected, District Attorney, Luzerne County (1879); elected, mayor, Wilkes-Barre (1892-1902); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1908; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1910); died, October 6, 1921 in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania; interred, Hollenback Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.


Nichols, Francis Marion.  Addresses and Lectures of Francis Marion Nichols:  Prepared and Delivered by the Author During the Time he Occupied the Mayor’s Office, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.  Wilkes-Barre, PA: The Raeder Printing Company, 1902.


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