06/15/1844 - 02/17/1917

BRENNAN, James E., a Representative from Schuylkill County; born, June 15, 1844 in County Kilkenny, Ireland; coal miner; engaged, mercantile business; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1874); elected, school director; elected, tax collector; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1882; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1884); proprietor, hotel and saloon; foreman, railroad construction business; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1890); truant officer (1890-1917); unsuccessful campaign, director of the poor, Schuylkill County (1911); died, February 17, 1917 in Cass Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; interred, Saint Vincent de Paul Cemetery No. 1, Minersville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

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