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  Carrigg, Joseph L.
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AffiliationRepublican  
  1953-01-01  
 
NameJoseph L. Carrigg
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Susquehenna, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born February 23, 1901
DiedFebruary 06, 1989 (87 years)
ContributorChronicler
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Nov 23, 2015 03:49pm
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InfoCARRIGG, Joseph Leonard, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Susquehanna, Pa., February 23, 1901; attended Laurel Hill Academy, Susquehanna, Pa., was graduated from Niagara University, Niagara Falls, N.Y., in 1922, Albany Law School, Albany, N.Y., in 1924, and Dickinson Law School, Carlisle, Pa., in 1925; was admitted to the bar in 1926 and commenced the practice of law in Susquehanna, Pa.; district attorney of Susquehanna County, Pa., 1936-1948; burgess of borough of Susquehanna 1948-1951; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-second Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Wilson D. Gillette; reelected to the Eighty-third, Eighty-fourth, and Eighty-fifth Congresses and served from November 6, 1951, to January 3, 1959; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1958 to the Eighty-sixth Congress; director of practice, Internal Revenue Service, Washington, D.C., 1959-1960; secretary to Representative Scranton of Pennsylvania in 1961; manager, State Workmen’s Insurance Fund of Pennsylvania, 1963-1971; was a resident of Scranton, Pa., until his death there on February 6, 1989; interment in St. John’s Cemetery, Susquehanna, Pa.

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  11/04/1958 PA - District 10 Lost 49.57% (-0.87%)
  11/06/1956 PA - District 10 Won 55.80% (+11.59%)
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  11/04/1952 PA - District 10 Won 53.60% (+7.20%)
  11/06/1951 PA - District 14 - Special Election Won 64.34% (+28.67%)
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