Dormont Republican James G. Fulton “turned political sociability into a fine art.”
Mayor Sophie Masloff once offered Pittsburgh a grand idea. People hated it.
Newspaper headlines announcing John Fitzgerald Kennedy’s assassination and state funeral also heralded a years-long wave of violence targeting American leaders.
The last time Pittsburgh had a Republican mayor was in 1933 and he served for only one year.
Lawrence was born in 1889, in Pittsburgh, only 75 feet from where the old Block house stood.