McLAUGHLIN, Joseph, (1867 - 1926)


McLAUGHLIN, Joseph, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Burt, County Donegal, Ireland, June 9, 1867; immigrated to the United States and settled in Philadelphia in 1889; employed as a mechanic in the Baldwin Locomotive Works and became shop superintendent of his department; interested in various business enterprises; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1917-March 3, 1919); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1918; elected to the Sixty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1921-March 3, 1923); was not a candidate for renomination in 1922; retired from active business pursuits; died in Philadelphia, Pa., November 21, 1926; interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, Delaware County, Pa.