12/21/1898 - 10/05/1983

WALSH, John Thomas, a Representative from Allegheny County; born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., December 21, 1898; graduated, St. Peter’s High School; attended, Pittsburgh Academy; attended, University of Pittsburgh; served, 6th Army Corps, United States Army (1918-1919, World War I); employed, steel mill (3 years); general road contractor (15 years); chief clerk, Master Mechanics Office, National Tube Company (3 years); clerk of Yardmaster, B & O Railroad (1 year); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1952; reelected to serve 10 more consecutive terms; appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Interstate Cooperation (1971-1974); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1974); assessor, Allegheny County (19 years); deputy, prothonotary's office, Allegheny County (4 years); died, October 5, 1983 in Paris, France; interred, McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery, McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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