02/28/1855 - 02/03/1923

DURKAN, Patrick H., a Representative from Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties; born, February 28, 1855 in Jenkins Township, Luzerne County, Pa.; coal miner; appointed, census enumerator (1880); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1884 and 1886; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1888); elected, director and secretary, Ransom Poor Board, Pittston; watchman; died, February 3, 1923 in Inkerman, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; interred, St. John the Evangelist Cemetery, Pittston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

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