Albert Eugene Madigan, Bradford Lycoming, Potter, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wyoming Counties 1953-1966
Albert Eugene Madigan, born August 8, 1899, Burlington Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, August 8, 1899; son of George and Emma Campbell Madigan; dairy farmer; elected, Burlington Township School Board 1932-1952; elected, Bradford County School Board, 1938-1952; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1942-1952; not a candidate for reelection, 1952; appointed, Flood Control Commission, 1947-1948; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1953-1966; not a candidate for reelection, 1967; elected, Chief Clerk, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1967-1971; married, Ada Clarina Allen, two daughters, Phyllis M Madigan McMorran, could locate the other name, son Pennsylvania State Senator Roger Allen Madigan; died, August 22, 1984, Towanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania; interred, Bradford County Memorial Park, Towanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.
Dairy farmer, 300+-acre farm.
Elected, Burlington Township School Board 1932-1952.
Elected, Bradford County School Board, 1938-1952.
Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:
Past member Bradford County Pomona Grange; past member executive and legislative committees Pennsylvania State Grange 1938-1944; member, Union Lodge No. 108, Free and Accepted Masons, Towanda, Pennsylvania; president, Pennsylvania State Association Artificial Breeders Cooperatives; president, Northeastern Pennsylvania Association Artificial Breeders Cooperatives; member executive committee State Council of Farm Organizations, trustee, Pennsylvania State University.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1942-1952; not a candidate for reelection, 1952; appointed, Flood Control Commission, 1947-1948.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 23rd district, Bradford Lycoming, Potter, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wyoming Counties 1952-1966; not a candidate for reelection, 1967; Chair, Agriculture Committee, 1956-1966; vice chair, Appropriations Committee; member, Education, Forest and Waters, Game and Fish; Labor and Industry, Law and Order and Rules Committees.
Elected, Chief Clerk, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1967-1971.
Pennsylvania House of Representatives Biography:
CONGRATULATING FORMER SENATOR ALBERT E. MADIGAN UPON HIS SERVICE TO PENNSYLVANIA AGRICULTURE AWARD
Mr. VAN SANT offered the following resolution which was read, considered and adopted:
In the Senate, January 16, 1967. Today one of the most distinguished former members of this body is being honored by the New Holland Division of the Sperry Rand Corporation for his years of service to Pennsylvania agriculture.
At a special breakfast which was held here in Harrisburg Albert E. Madigan, the gentleman from Bradford County was presented with the award and an engraved electric watch. Senator Madigan is the ninth recipient of the award which is made annually to a State resident who has contributed significantly to the growth of agriculture in Pennsylvania.
Madigan is a native of Bradford County which was part of his district while a member of the State Senate, and he owns and operates a 300 acre dairy farm near Towanda.
During his term in the State Legislature, Senator Madigan served as chairman of the Agriculture Committees of both Houses. . He served as chairman of the House Agriculture Committee for six years and as chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee for ten years.
Madigan's entire career in public life has been devoted to Pennsylvania agriculture. He is past master of Bradford County Pomona Grange, and he served on the executive and legislative committees of the Pennsylvania State Grange from 1938 to 1944.
He is past president of the Pennsylvania State Association of Artificial Breeding Cooperatives and the Northeastern Pennsylvania Artificial Breeding Cooperatives.
Madigan is also a member of the executive committee of the State Council of Farm Organizations, and he is agricultural member on the executive committee of the Board of Trustees of the Pennsylvania State University.
We here in the Senate are proud of Senator Madigan; therefore be it RESOLVED, That the Senate pause in its deliberations to congratulate Albert E. Madigan upon his being awarded this certificate of recognition; and be it further RESOLVED, That a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Senator Madigan.
SJ page 31-32.
Buser, Jr., D.S (Ed.). Weigle, E.S. (Assistant Ed.). (1965-1966). The Pennsylvania manual, Volume 97. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Members of the Senate of Pennsylvania, page 121, 133-134.