Paul W. Mahady (D39) Westmoreland County 1956-1966 (D39) Westmoreland (Part) County 1967-1972
Paul W. Mahady born November 19, 1908, Latrobe, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania; son of James J. and Katherine O’Neill Mahady; Latrobe High School; Harvard University; Harvard Law School, 1933; Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, doctor of law degrees, 1973; attorney; Westmoreland County Bar Association; member, law firm, Mahady and Mahady; Lieutenant Colonel, World War II, United States Army; part owner, radio station, WTRB; professor, law, professor, politics, Seton Hill College, Greensburg; professor, history, Saint Vincent College, Latrobe; solicitor, Unity Township Board of Supervisors; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1956-1972; married, Janet Matlock, children, Paul, Jr., Timothy; died, October, 7, 1973 (age 64 years, 322 days), Latrobe Area Hospital, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania; interment, Saint Vincent Cemetery, Unity Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
Lieutenant Colonel, World War II, United States Army, Legion of Merit and Army Commendation Ribbon with oak leaf cluster. Promoted, Brigadier General, Governor Milton J. Shapp.
Professor, law, politics, Seton Hill College, Greensburg; professor, history, Saint Vincent College, Latrobe.
Director-secretary, Newcomer Products, Incorporation, Latrobe, Pennsylvania; director, Westmoreland Federal Savings and Loan Association; director, Latrobe Broadcasters; chairman, advisory board, Salvation Army, Heart Fund, Multiple Sclerosis Fund, Leukemia Fund, Westmoreland County; member, adviser, Pennsylvania Historical Society, Pennsylvania Museum Commission; member, advisory board, Penn State University, University of Pittsburgh Greensburg, New Kensington Campuses; member, Great Lake Commission.
Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Association of University Professors; Latrobe Country Club, American Legion, Elks, Knights of Columbus, Lions, Moose, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Usher, Roman Catholic Church, Latrobe.
Solicitor, Unity Township Board of Supervisors.
Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 39th district, Westmoreland County, 1959-1966; section election, Senator John Dent, vacancy; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 39th district, Westmoreland (Part) County, 1967-1972; authored, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency Act (Act of August 7, 1963, P.L. 549, No. 290) providing funds to college students.
The Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) Monday, October 08, 1973, page 38.