Member Biography

Joseph Gray Armstrong Jr.

Sessions Office Position District Party
1931-1932       38 Republican
1933-1934       38 Republican

COUNTIES: Allegheny  


05/07/1903 - 05/02/1960

Joseph Gray Armstrong, Jr. (R38) Allegheny County 1931-1934 

Early Life:

Joseph Gray Armstrong, Jr., born May 7, 1903, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; son of Joseph Gray and Carrie Bell Smith-Armstrong; Pittsburgh public school education; Penn State University; engaged, Carnegie Steel, salesman1928, appointed, assistant salesman, Pittsburgh, 1934, United States Steel Corporation, district sales manager, 1939-1960; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1931-1934; married, Elizabeth Louise Christy, 1924, Joseph Gray Armstrong, 3rd, Christy Armstrong, Thomas Edward Armstrong, II; died, May 2, 1960, West Penn Hospital, liver ailment, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. No burial information available. 

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 38th district, Allegheny County, 1931-1934.


Father, Pittsburgh Mayor Joseph Gray Armstrong, 1914-1918.


Cox, Harold. Senate Members "A" ( Wilkes University Election Statistics ProjectWilkes University.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) Tuesday, May 03, 1960, page 16.