Doctor Thomas M. Mehard (R47) Lawrence, Mercer Counties 1889-1892
Doctor Thomas M. Mehard, born, July 29, 1844, Wuertemburg, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania; common school education; Westminster College; Western Reserve Medical College, Cleveland, 1870; read medicine with John Bennett, Cleveland, Ohio; engaged, practice of the profession, Wampum Borough, Lawrence County; engaged business interests, Wampum Run Coal Company; sizable real estate portfolio, Cleveland, Ohio; died, September 15, 1891 (aged 53); interment, Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, Lawrence, Mercer Counties, 1889-1892; committee assignments, Accounts, Agriculture, Constitutional Reform, Education, Public Buildings, Public Health And Sanitation.
Smull’s Legislative Handbook, (1890). Cochran, T.B., (Editor) Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 697, 702-704, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 667.