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Hazleton, PA 18201
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Harrisburg, PA 17120-2116
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Toohil Sponsors House Resolution Honoring Former Hazleton Mayor John Ford
On Monday, Sept. 22, family and friends of former Hazleton Mayor John Ford were the guests of Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) at the state Capitol in Harrisburg. Ford passed away in May at age 84. Toohil is the sponsor of House Resolution 964 which honors Ford’s memory and offers condolences to his family. The resolution passed unanimously in the House.  
– Calling him one of her political mentors, state Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) today honored the memory of former Hazleton John Ford on the floor of the House of Representatives. Toohil is the sponsor of House Resolution 944, which offers condolences to his family. Several family members and friends were present for the occasion at Toohil’s invitation. Ford passed away in May at the age of 84.

“John was one of the first politicians I met at the start of my career and I appreciated all of the wonderful advice he gave me over the years,” said Toohil during her floor remarks. “He was a mentor to many local public officials and we are his legacy. Mayor John Ford is missed by the City of Hazleton and all who knew him.”

Rep. Toohil’s floor remarks:

To download Toohil’s broadcast quality comments, click here.

Ford served as Hazleton mayor from 1986 to 1987 and as a city council member from 1988 to 1989. He was also the founder and owner of Hazleton Standard Fuel Company and John Ford Trucking Inc.

Representative Tarah Toohil
116th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

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