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Gaynor Cawley

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Preceded by  Frank J. Zitterman
Political party  Democratic Party
Name  Gaynor Cawley
Spouse(s)  Kathryn Karam Cawley

Gaynor Cawley GAYNOR CAWLEY PA House of Representatives
Constituency  Part of Lackawanna County
Born  June 19, 1941 (age 74) Scranton, Pennsylvania (1941-06-19)
Children  Lynn Harding, Tara Russo, Claudine Gaughan, Jennifer Iorio, Kate Suraci..... Grandchildren- Zachary Russo, James Gaughan, Ava Russo, Lila Gaughan, Katherine Harding, Oliver Suraci, and Sofia Iorio.

Succeeded by  Frank Andrews Shimkus

Gaynor Cawley is a former Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

Born Joseph Gaynor Cawley in Scranton, Pennsylvania, he played minor league baseball for Detroit. He was store manager at a Woolworth store in Wilkes-Barre. He is a 1960 graduate of St. Patrick's High School and attended University of Scranton.

He served the city of Scranton, Pennsylvania, in various capacities, including director of public works from 1978 to 1979, deputy mayor from 1977 through 1980, and director of community development in 1980. He was elected to represent the 113th legislative district in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1980. He retired prior to the 2006 election.

Early life

Cawley was born on June 19, 1941, in the city of Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania. He was raised in a Roman Catholic family in the Westside neighborhood of Scranton. His father, Joseph Gaynor Cawley (1915–1973), was of Irish descent; he worked as a steelworker. His mother, Margaret McHale (1917–2009), was of Irish and Welsh descent. They had total of 5 children: Patrick, Sarah, Gaynor, Linda and James.

Cawley attend high school at Saint Patrick's in West Scranton and graduated in 1960. He then attended the University of Scranton but withdrew after two year to sign a ProBaseball contract.


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