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Luzerne County

Politicians who were born in Luzerne County

  Luzerne County (no city given): Ezekiel M. Patterson, 1810 — George V. Ayres, 1852
  Alden, Newport Township: John S. Fine, 1893
  Ashley: Lewis B. Landmesser, 1850 — Charles L. Dennis, c.1874 — Martin L. Murray, 1909
  Avoca: Michael J. Healey, 1873 — John W. Murphy, 1902
  Conyngham: Frank M. Brundage, 1851
  Empire: John J. Casey, 1875
  Exeter: John Ritter, 1779 — Davis Dimock, Jr., 1801
  Forty Fort: Mitchell Jenkins, 1896
  Foster Township: John Steven McGroarty, 1862
  Harvey's Lake: T. Newell Wood, 1909
  Hazleton: Daniel J. Flood, 1903 — Edward J. Bonin, 1904 — H. Craig Lewis, 1944 — Lou Barletta, 1956
  Jenkins Township: John T. Lenahan, 1852
  Kingston: George Denison, 1790 — Henry Martyn Hoyt, 1830 — Thomas R. Layden, 1866 — C. Murray Turpin, 1878 — Clarence D. Coughlin, 1883 — Russell G. Lloyd, Sr., 1932
  Moosehead: A. Mitchell Palmer, 1872
  Nanticoke: Stanley H. Kunz, 1864 — Andrew J. Sordoni, 1887 — Michael H. Sheridan, 1912 — Paul E. Kanjorski, 1937
  Pittston: A. C. Welch, 1865 — J. Harold Flannery, 1898 — Kenneth J. English, 1899 — Raymond E. Bowkley, 1917
  Pittston Township: Raphael Musto, 1929
  Plains: Silas C. Swallow, 1839 — William H. Hill, 1877 — Max Rosenn, 1910
  Plainsville: Pearl Sayre, 1872
  Plymouth: Hendrick B. Wright, 1808 — John B. Smith, 1819 — Stanley W. Davenport, 1861 — Thomas Joseph Walker, 1877 — Herbert B. Shonk, 1881 — Arthur H. James, 1883 — Frank C. Walker, 1886 — Thomas Byron Miller, 1896
  Port Griffith: James A. Garrity, 1878
  Washington Township: Frank C. Bunnell, 1842
  White Haven: John J. Dempsey, 1879
  Wilkes-Barre: Amasa Dana, 1792 — Chester P. Butler, 1798 — Benjamin D. Wright, 1799 — Conrad Reid, 1802 — Winthrop W. Ketchum, 1820 — John Jamison Pearce, 1826 — Sterling R. Catlin, 1842 — George Stegmeier, 1855 — Ira W. Wood, 1856 — Henry M. Hoyt, 1856 — Edmund N. Carpenter, 1865 — John Ball Osborne, 1868 — Benjamin R. Jones, 1869 — Thomas D. Nicholls, 1870 — Ernest L. Phillips, 1877 — George Woodward, c.1878 — Sophia M. R. O'Hara, 1882 — Laning Harvey, 1882 — Michael J. Kirwan, 1886 — John Phillips, 1887 — Benjamin R. Jones, 1906 — R. Lawrence Coughlin, 1929 — James L. Nelligan, 1929
  Wyoming Valley: Charles Denison, 1818 — James D. Hancock, 1837
   See also Pennsylvania birthplaces not assigned to counties.
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