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Boland family of Scranton, Pennsylvania

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  Christopher G. Boland (1854-1924) — of Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa. Born in Ireland, December 26, 1854. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1896. Died of a cerebral hemorrhage, in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., June 17, 1924 (age 69 years, 174 days). Interment at Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton, Pa.
  Relatives: Brother of William Philip Boland; first cousin of Patrick Joseph Boland (1880-1942).
  Political family: Boland family of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
  William Philip Boland (1863-1931) — also known as William P. Boland — of Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa. Born in County Sligo, Ireland, January 6, 1863. Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 11th District, 1924. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Elks. Died, of a heart condition, at Clara Barton Hospital, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 27, 1931 (age 68 years, 52 days). Interment at St. Catherine's Cemetery, Moscow, Pa.
  Relatives: Brother of Christopher G. Boland (1854-1924); first cousin of Patrick Joseph Boland.
  Political family: Boland family of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
  Patrick Joseph Boland (1880-1942) — also known as Patrick J. Boland — of Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa. Born in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., January 6, 1880. Democrat. Carpenter; general contractor; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 11th District, 1931-42; died in office 1942. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks. Died in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., May 18, 1942 (age 62 years, 132 days). Interment at Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Christopher T. Boland and Frances 'Fanny' (Biglin) Boland; married, November 24, 1908, to Sarah Jennings; married, October 27, 1931, to Veronica Barrett (1899-1982); first cousin of Christopher G. Boland and William Philip Boland.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Veronica Grace Boland (1899-1982) — also known as Veronica G. Boland; Veronica Barrett — of Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa. Born in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., March 18, 1899. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 11th District, 1942-43. Female. Died in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., June 19, 1982 (age 83 years, 93 days). Interment at Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton, Pa.
  Relatives: Married, October 27, 1931, to Patrick Joseph Boland (1880-1942).
  Political family: Boland family of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
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