Joseph L. Carrigg

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Joseph Leonard Carrigg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 10th district
In office
January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1959
Preceded by Harry P. O'Neill
Succeeded by Stanley A. Prokop
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 14th district
In office
November 6, 1951 – January 3, 1953
Preceded by Wilson D. Gillette
Succeeded by George M. Rhodes
Personal details
Born (1901-02-23)February 23, 1901
Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania
Died February 6, 1989(1989-02-06) (aged 87)
Political party Republican

Joseph Leonard Carrigg (February 23, 1901 – February 6, 1989) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Joseph L. Carrigg was born in Susquehanna, PA. He graduated from Niagara University in Niagara Falls, New York in 1922, Albany Law School in Albany, New York in 1924, and Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle, PA, in 1925. Carrigg was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity while at Albany. He was district attorney of Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, from 1936 to 1948, and burgess of the borough of Susquehanna from 1948 to 1951.

Carrigg was elected as a Republican to the 82nd Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Wilson D. Gillette. He was reelected to the Eighty-third, Eighty-fourth, and Eighty-fifth Congresses. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1958, defeated by Democrat Stanley A. Prokop. After his time in Congress, he served as the Director of Practice for the Internal Revenue Service in Washington, D.C., from 1959 to 1960. He also worked as secretary to Representative William Scranton of Pennsylvania in 1961. He served as manager of the State Workmen’s Insurance Fund of Pennsylvania from 1963 through 1971.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Wilson D. Gillette
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district

1951–1953
Succeeded by
George M. Rhodes
Preceded by
Harry P. O'Neill
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district

1953–1959
Succeeded by
Stanley A. Prokop