PETER F. FLAHERTY

Pittsburgh Mayor. Served as Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from 1970 to 1977 when he resigned to become Deputy Attorney General in the Carter administration. Later served 12 years as Allegheny County commissioner. Was a maverick mayor who distanced himself from the powerful Pittsburgh Democratic party that had ruled the city since the Great Depression. Lost twice in runs for the United States Senate and once running for Pennsylvania governor.

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