David L. Lawrence

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Birthday
18, 1889
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Nov 21, 1966 (77)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
18, 1889
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Nov 21, 1966 (77)

About

Politician who became the first former mayor to be elected Governor of Pennsylvania in 1959. He was previously the mayor of Pittsburgh from 1946 through 1959.

Before Fame

He worked as a file clerk for a Pittsburgh attorney.

Trivia

He created the Finnegan Foundation, a non-profit educational program, during his time as an elected official.

Family Life

He had two children with his wife Alyce Lawrence and died after never recovering from a fall at a local rally in 1966.

Associated With

He attended one of the first National Democratic Conventions that helped nominate Franklin D. Roosevelt for President.