Mary Gay Scanlon Biography

(American attorney, Politician)

More about the relationship

Mary Gay Scanlon is a married woman. She is living a blissful conjugal life with her husband Mark Stewart.

Mark is a firm’s chairman and served in plenty of leadership positions including a strategic planning partner.

The beautiful couple has three children named Casey, Daniel, and Matthew. Further, she prefers to keep a low-key profile when it comes to her personal life.

Relationship Facts of Mary Gay Scanlon

  • Mary Gay Scanlon is married to Mark Stewart.
  • She is mother of Three (Casey, Daniel, Matthew).
  • Mary Gay Scanlon is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Mary Gay Scanlon?

Mary Gay Scanlon is an American politician and attorney. She is also a member of the Democratic Party.

Mary Gay Scanlon has been representing Pennsylvania’s 5th congressional district as one of the members of the United States House of Representatives since 3 January 2019. On January 3, 2023, her current term ends.

Mary Gay Scanlon: Age, Family, Siblings, Ethnicity

Mary was born on the 30th of August 1959, in Syracuse, New York, U.S. According to her birthdate, she is 62 years old as of 2021.

The name of her parents is Daniel J. Scanlon Jr. (father) and Carol Florence Yehle (mother). Her father was also an attorney. In 1971, her father served as a part-time magistrate and full-time magistrate in 1993.

She has two sisters named Elizabeth Maura Scanlon and M. Kathleen Scanlon.

Further, she holds an American nationality whereas her ethnicity is unknown at the moment.


Scanlon obtained a bachelor’s degree in the year 1980 from Colgate University. In 1984, she earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

After graduation, she became a judicial clerk for the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.

Mary Gay Scanlon: Professional Life, Career

  • Mary initially pursue a career in public interest law. She served as an attorney with the Education Law Center of Philadelphia where she worked for implementing special education laws.
  • Scanlon then joined Ballard Spahr as pro bono counsel where she helped coordinate the provision of free legal services to low-income recipients.
  • Scanlon also partnered with the Wills for Heroes Foundation. She was recruited as vice-chair of the Tax Commission in 2006.
  • From 2009 to 2011, she served as president of the Wallingford-Swarthmore School District. She then continued as a member of the board until 2015.
  • On November 13, 2018, Scanlon was first sworn into the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Pennsylvania’s 7th congressional district.
  • She again ran for re-election to the U.S House to represent Pennsylvania’s 5th Congressional District and won in the general election on 30 November 2020.

Awards, Accolades

  • Mary was awarded the Fidelity Award, the highest award for public service from the Philadelphia Bar Association in 1994.

Rumors, Controversy

On 22 December 2021, S. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon was carjacked at gunpoint at 2:45 pm while touring FDR Park in South Philadelphia. Fortunately, the congresswoman was physically unharmed.

Mary Gay Scanlon: Net Worth, Career

Mary Gay Scanlon is living a lavish lifestyle. She might have earned an impressive amount of wealth from her successful career.

Her base salary is around $174,000 according to her post. Further, her net worth and other income are still under review.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Talking about Mary’s physical appearance, she has a fair complexion. Likewise, Mary Gay Scanlon stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall and her weight is about 66 kg.

She has a hazel pair of eyes and grey hair color.

Social Media

Mary has verified social media sites. Mary Gay Scanlon has more than 4.4k followers on her Instagram account, 59.8k followers on Twitter, and 9.5k followers on Facebook.

She also shared her email id +1 610-626-2020.


  • Mary has two rescue dogs named Emma and Abby.
  • She also owns several chickens and a cockatiel, TJ.
  • Presently, she resides in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania along with her husband and children.

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