11/24/1852 - 01/07/1919

PURCELL, Thomas, a Representative from Schuylkill County; born, November 24, 1852 in Tamaqua, Schuylkill County, Pa.; coal miner; hotel proprietor, Columbia House, Tamaqua; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1884 and 1886; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1888); fireman; died, January 7, 1919 in Tamaqua, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; interred, New Saint Jerome’s Roman Catholic Cemetery, Tamaqua, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

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