Member Biography

Peter M. Margie 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1945-1946       21 Democrat
1947-1948       21 Democrat

COUNTIES: Luzerne  


04/25/1895 - 02/02/1970

Peter M. Margie (D21) Luzerne (Part) County 1945-1948 

Early Life:

Peter M. Margie, born April 25, 1895, Pittston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; son of Frank and Frances Margie; veteran, aerial photographer, United States Air Force, World War I; manger, Comerford Theaters, Wilkes-Barre; president Standard Brewing, Scranton; owner, Wyoming Valley Dress Company, Forty Fort, Pennsylvania; owner, Wilkes Barre Barons Baseball team, 1936-1948; prothonotary, Luzerne County, 1937-1941; delegate, Democrat National Convention, Chicago, 1944; died, February 2, 1970 (aged 74), vacationing, Dade City, Pasco County, Florida; interment, Holy Trinity Lithuanian Cemetery, Bear Creek Village, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. 

Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:

Member, Saint Elizabeth Church, Bear Creek, Pennsylvania; American Legion Post 582, West Pittston; Pittston Veteran’s of Foreign Wars; 50-year member Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (BPOE), Pittston; Moose Lodge, West Pittston 

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 21st district, Luzerne (Part) County, 1945-1948.


Cox, Harold. "Senate Members M"Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.

Standard-Speaker (Hazleton, Pennsylvania) · Tuesday, February 03, 1970 · Page 24.

Peter M Margie (1895-1970) - Find a Grave Memorial