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  Granahan, Kathryn E.
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NameKathryn E. Granahan
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born December 07, 1894
DiedJuly 10, 1979 (84 years)
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Infoborn Kathryn Elizabeth O�Hay in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., December 7, 1894; educated in Easton public schools; graduate of Easton High School and Mount St. Joseph Collegiate Institute (later Chestnut Hill College), Philadelphia, Pa.; supervisor of public assistance in the State Auditor General�s Department, and liaison officer between that department and Department of Public Assistance, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1940-1943; member of national board, Woman�s Medical College of Pennsylvania; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1960; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-fourth Congress, November 6, 1956, by special election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of her husband, William T. Granahan, and at the same time was elected to the Eighty-fifth Congress; reelected to the two succeeding Congresses and served from November 6, 1956, to January 3, 1963; was not a candidate for reelection in 1962 to the Eighty-eighth Congress; appointed Treasurer of the United States and served from January 9, 1963, to November 20, 1966; retired; died in Norristown, Pa., July 10, 1979; interment in Gethsemane Cemetery, Easton, Pa.



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Husband William T. Granahan 00, 1943-May 25, 1956

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  01/08/1963 Treasurer of the United States Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1960 PA District 2 Won 72.26% (+44.52%)
  11/04/1958 PA - District 02 Won 66.28% (+32.57%)
  11/06/1956 PA - District 02 Won 62.32% (+24.65%)
  11/06/1956 PA - District 02 - Special Election Won 61.89% (+23.79%)
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