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BENJAMIN H. RHYS


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1931-1932 Republican
1935-1936 Republican
 Counties   Luzerne

Biography

09/04/1888 - 03/22/1970

RHYS, Benjamin H., a Representative from Luzerne County; born in Warrior Run, Luzerne County, Pa., September 4, 1888; clerk; teller, Wyoming Valley Trust Company (12 years); tax collector, Warrior Run Borough; deputy comptroller, Luzerne County; member, Luzerne County Republican Committee; proprietor, automobile battery and repair shop; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1931 and 1935 terms; unsuccessful campaigns for reelection to the House for the 1933 and 1937 terms; chief clerk, treasurer's office, Luzerne County; died, March 22, 1970 in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; interred, Hanover Green Cemetery, Hanover Green, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.