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Thomas Francis Lamb

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Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: May 07, 2015 (92)
Mount Lebanon, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of Burial: Heidelberg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James J. Lamb and Agnes Lamb
Husband of Private
Father of Private; Private; Michael E. Lamb and Private
Brother of James John Lamb; Mary Elizabeth Walsh; Agnes Lamb and Catherine Rita Williams

Managed by: Tamás Flinn Caldwell-Gilbert
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About Thomas F. Lamb

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_F._Lamb

Thomas F. Lamb (October 22, 1922 – May 7, 2015) was an American politician in the state of Pennsylvania. The son of James Lamb and Agnes Dunne Lamb, following his education at St. James Elementary and High School, Lamb attended Duquesne University, earning a Bachelor of Arts and Duquesne University Law School, graduating with a bachelor of laws. During World War II, he served as a lieutenant in the United States Armed Forces. Lamb gained membership to the Allegheny County bar association and Pennsylvania Bar Association, allowing him to practice law during his career. In 1957, he married Barbara Joyce, with whom he has four children. In 1958, Lamb was elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, where he served until 1966. During his time as a state representative, Lamb was instrumental in making the University of Pittsburgh a state-related institution to save it from bankruptcy. Later, he was elected to the Pennsylvania State Senate, serving from 1969 to 1974. As the Democratic majority leader, Lamb lead efforts concerning the environmental effects of mining, civil rights and entitlements, and the creation of the Port Authority Transit. In 1974, he did not run for re-election in order to have more time to spend with his family. Lamb died in 2015.

Thomas F. Lamb served in the U.S. Navy from December 17, 1942 until June 10, 1946. He was aboard the USS ATA-213 from October 2, 1945 until March 2, 1946.

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Thomas F. Lamb's Timeline

1922
October 22, 1922
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States
1962
September 29, 1962
Age 39
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States
2015
May 7, 2015
Age 92
Mount Lebanon, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States
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Heidelberg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States