08/24/1936 - 11/04/2013

COYNE, William Joseph, a Representative from Allegheny County; born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., August 24, 1936; graduated, Central Catholic High School, 1954; B.S., accounting, Robert Morris College, 1965; served, United States Army (1955-1957); corporate accountant (13 years); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1970; not a candidate for reelection to the House in 1972; elected, Pittsburgh City Council (1974-1980); elected, United States Congress (1981-2003); not a candidate for reelection to Congress (2002); died, November 4, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Calvary Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.


Archival Collections

The William J. Coyne Papers, 1981-2001, Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Senator John Heinz History Center, Pittsburgh, Pa.


Congressional Biography

After 2 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, William J. Coyne went on to serve in congress

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