Patrick J. Boland
Patrick Joseph Boland (January 6, 1880 – May 18, 1942) was a United States representative for Pennsylvania 11th District.
Patrick Joseph Boland
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Pennsylvania's 11th district
March 4, 1931 – May 18, 1942
|Preceded by||Laurence Hawley Watres|
|Succeeded by||Veronica Grace Boland|
|House Majority Whip|
January 3, 1935 – May 18, 1942
|Born||January 6, 1880|
|Died||May 18, 1942 (aged 62)|
Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania to Irish immigrants, he attended St. Thomas College (now the University of Scranton). He worked as a carpenter and general contractor. He was on the Scranton city council from 1905 to 1906, the Board of education from 1907 to 1909. He then served as county commissioner of Lackawanna County from 1915 to 1919.
He was married twice, first to Sarah Jennings on November 24, 1908; after her death, he married Veronica Barrett on October 27, 1931. Barrett would serve out the rest of his term after he died.
A Roman Catholic, he was interred in the Cathedral Cemetery in Scranton.
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|U.S. House of Representatives|
Laurence Hawley Watres
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district
Veronica Grace Boland
|Party political offices|
Arthur H. Greenwood (D-IN)
| House Majority Whip
Robert Ramspeck (D-GA)
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