James A. Gallagher

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James A. Gallagher
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 1st district
In office
January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1949
Preceded byWilliam A. Barrett
Succeeded byWilliam A. Barrett
In office
January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1945
Preceded byLeon Sacks
Succeeded byWilliam A. Barrett
Personal details
Born(1869-01-16)January 16, 1869
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
DiedDecember 8, 1957(1957-12-08) (aged 88)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Political partyRepublican

James A. Gallagher (January 16, 1869 – December 8, 1957) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.[1][2]

Formative years[edit]

James A. Gallagher was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on January 16, 1869. He attended the public schools and Philadelphia's Pierce Business College (1891-1893). Professionally, he began work in merchandise warehousing and transportation in 1886, and was also employed in the banking industry.[3][4]

Political career[edit]

Gallagher was elected to congress as a Republican in 1942. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1944, he was elected to congress again in 1946. He was then also an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1948.[5][6]

Death and interment[edit]

Following his death in Philadelphia on December 8, 1957, he was interred at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Yeadon, Pennsylvania.[7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gallagher, James A.", in Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Washington, D.C.: U.S. House of Representatives.
  2. ^ "James A. Gallagher." The Political Graveyard.
  3. ^ "Gallagher, James A.", Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  4. ^ "James A. Gallagher," The Political Graveyard.
  5. ^ "Gallagher, James A.", Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  6. ^ "James A. Gallagher," The Political Graveyard.
  7. ^ "Gallagher, James A.", Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  8. ^ "James A. Gallagher," The Political Graveyard.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Leon Sacks
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 1st congressional district

1943 - 1945
Succeeded by
William A. Barrett
Preceded by
William A. Barrett
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 1st congressional district

1947 - 1949
Succeeded by
William A. Barrett