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Michael J Stack

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Preceded by  Edward L. Stokes
Spouse  Tonya Stack
Political party  Democratic
Party  Democratic Party
Alma mater  St. Mary's University
Succeeded by  John Sabatina
Name  Michael Stack

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Born  September 29, 1888 Listowel, County Kerry, Ireland (1888-09-29)
Died  December 14, 1960(1960-12-14) (aged 72) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Role  Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania
Previous office  Pennsylvania State Senator (2001–2015)
Office  Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania since 2015
Education  Villanova University School of Law, La Salle University, Villanova University

Michael Joseph Stack (September 29, 1888 – December 14, 1960) was a U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania from 1935 to 1939. His grandson is Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor Michael J. Stack III.

Biography

Stack was born in Listowel, County Kerry, Ireland. He immigrated to the United States in 1903 and settled in Philadelphia. He attended St. Josephs College in Philadelphia and graduated from St. Mary’s University in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1910. He was employed by a railroad company at Detroit, Michigan, from 1910 to 1917. During the First World War enlisted on July 17, 1917, as a private in the Medical Detachment, Three Hundred and Sixtieth Infantry. After the war became engaged in the real estate business in Philadelphia.

Stack was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth and Seventy-fifth Congresses. He was an unsuccessful Democratic candidate for renomination in 1938 and was an unsuccessful Royal Oak candidate for reelection in 1938. He resumed the real estate business, and died in Philadelphia. Interment in St. Denis Cemetery in Havertown, Pennsylvania.

References

Michael J. Stack Wikipedia


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