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Joseph Moran Barr

Joseph Moran Barr, American mayor. member Pennsylvania Senate, 1940-1960; Member Young Democrats of Pennsylvania (president 1939), Young Democratic.


  • Barr, Joseph Moran was born on May 28, 1906 in Pittsburgh. Son of James P. and Blanche (Moran) Barr.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the University Pittsburgh School Business Administration, 1982.


    • Salesman. United Motors Service div. General Motors, Pittsburgh, 1924-1929, George S. Dougherty Company, Pittsburgh, 1929-1936. Member Pennsylvania Senate, 1940-1960.

      Mayor, Pittsburgh, 1959-1970. Secretary, Allegheny County Democratic Committee, 1936. Board of directors Pittsburgh chapter American Red Cross, Roselia Founding Home.

      Trustee U. Pittsburgh, Mercy Hospital, Carnegie-Mellon U., Carnegie Museum.


    Member Pennsylvania Senate, 1940-1960. Member Young Democrats of Pennsylvania (president 1939), Young Democratic.


    • Married Alice White, June 4, 1949. Children: Alice Elizabeth, Joseph Moran.
    • father: James P. Barr
    • mother: Blanche (Moran) Barr
    • spouse: Alice White
    • children: Alice Elizabeth Barr
    • Joseph Moran Barr
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    Born March 28, 1906
    Died August 26, 1982
    (aged 76)