12/1832 - 02/29/1892

GALLAGHER, John J., a Representative from Carbon County; born, December of 1832 in Owey Island, County Donegal, Ireland; miner; grocer; elected, commissioner, Carbon County (1879-1881); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1882; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1884); postmaster, United States Postal Service, Beaver Meadow, Pa. (1885-1889); proprietor, The Pattison House, hotel; died, February 29, 1892 in Coleraine Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; interred, Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Cemetery, Beaver Meadows, Carbon County, Pennsylvania.

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