Frederick William MAGRADY, Congress, PA (1863-1954)


MAGRADY, Frederick William, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born near Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa., November 24, 1863; attended the public schools in Mount Carmel Township and was graduated from the State Normal School (now Bloomsburg State Teachers’ College) at Bloomsburg, Pa., in 1890; taught school thirteen years in Mount Carmel Borough; engaged in the coal business for a short time at Gauley, W.Va.; was graduated from Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, Pa., in 1909; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Mount Carmel, Pa.; director and solicitor of the First National Bank of Mount Carmel; president and solicitor of the Shamokin-Mount Carmel Transit Co., and of the Ashland & Shamokin Auto Bus Co., Inc.; director of the Mount Carmel Water Co.; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-ninth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1925-March 3, 1933); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1932; resumed the practice of law; died in Danville, Pa., August 27, 1954; interment in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Mount Carmel, Pa.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present