Member Biography

Thomas M. Mehard 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1889-1890       47 Republican
1891-1892       47 Republican

COUNTIES: Mercer, Lawrence  


07/29/1844 - 09/15/1891

Doctor Thomas M. Mehard (R47) Lawrence, Mercer Counties 1889-1892

Early Life:

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.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, Lawrence, Mercer Counties, 1889-1892; committee assignments, Accounts, Agriculture, Constitutional Reform, Education, Public Buildings, Public Health And Sanitation. 


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

Smull’s Legislative Handbook, (1890). Cochran, T.B., (Editor) Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 697, 702-704, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 667.

Dr Thomas M Mehard (1844-1897) - Find a Grave Memorial