Member Biography

Joseph C. Trainer 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1931-1932       1 Republican
1933-1934       1 Republican
1935-1936       1 Republican

COUNTIES: Philadelphia  


06/09/1873 - 02/10/1943

Joseph C. Trainer (R1) Philadelphia (Part) County 1931-1936

Early Life:

Joseph C. Trainer born June 9, 1873, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; son of Edward and Ann Jane Mulgrew Trainer; presidential elector, 1920; delegate, Republican Nation Conventions, 1924, 1928; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1931-1936; married, Wilhelmina Wister Trainer, children, Joseph Trainer, Edward Trainer, Frank Trainer, Raymond E. Trainer, Clement Trainer, Robert Trainer; died, February 10, 1943 (aged 69), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interment, Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Presidential elector, Warren G. Harding, 1920.

Delegate, Republican Nation Conventions, 1924, 1928.

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1st district, Philadelphia (Part) County, vacancy, death, Lawrence McCrossin, November 9, 1929, elected, November 4, 1930, served, 1931-1932; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1st district, Philadelphia (Part) County, 1933-1936.


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

The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) · Thursday, February 11, 1943 · Page 11. 

Joseph C Trainer (1873-1943) - Find a Grave Memorial