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  Granahan, William T.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
  1953-01-01  
 
NameWilliam T. Granahan
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born July 26, 1895
DiedMay 25, 1956 (60 years)
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Last ModifedMr. Matt
Oct 25, 2010 07:29pm
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InfoGRANAHAN, William Thomas, (husband of Kathryn Elizabeth Granahan), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Philadelphia, Pa., July 26, 1895; attended parochial schools and La Salle Extension University at Chicago, Ill.; during the First World War served as a private in the Fourth Army Corps and served in the Army of Occupation in Germany in 1918 and 1919; engaged in the building business 1925-1929; member of the State Democratic committee 1938-1942; State supervisor of inheritance tax in 1940 and 1941; chief disbursing officer of the State treasury 1941-1944; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-ninth Congress (January 3, 1945-January 3, 1947); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1946 to the Eightieth Congress; engaged in the building business; elected to the Eighty-first and to the three succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1949, until his death in Darby, Pa., May 25, 1956; had been renominated in the April 1956 primary election; interment in Saint Bernard Cemetery, Easton, Pa.

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Wife Kathryn E. Granahan 00, 1943-May 25, 1956

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  04/24/1956 PA District 02 - D Primary Won 92.75% (+85.50%)
  11/02/1954 PA - District 02 Won 61.25% (+22.49%)
  11/04/1952 PA - District 02 Won 61.83% (+23.66%)
  11/07/1950 PA - District 02 Won 56.96% (+13.92%)
  11/02/1948 PA - District 02 Won 54.35% (+8.70%)
  11/05/1946 PA - District 02 Lost 48.61% (-2.77%)
  11/07/1944 PA - District 02 Won 62.73% (+25.45%)
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