06/21/1852 - 01/06/1916

LEARY, Michael Augustus, a Representative from Schuylkill County; born, June 21, 1852 in Norwegian Township, Schuylkill County, Pa.; machinist; superintendent, Laurel Ridge colliery; council clerk, Gilberton; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Green Labor Republican in 1884; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1886); unsuccessful campaign, commissioner, Schuylkill County (1890); salesman, H. B. Smith & Co., steam heating supplies; died, January 6, 1916 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

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