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WILLIAM A. UPSHUR, JR.


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1947-1948 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

01/08/1894 - 05/05/1963

UPSHUR, William Arthur, Jr.,  a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, January 8, 1894 in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, NJ; graduated, University of Pennsylvania; graduated, Eckels School of Embalming; sergeant, United States Army (World War I); clerk and porter, Greens Hotel, City of Philadelphia; undertaker; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1947 term; unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the House for the 1949 term; died, May 5, 1963 inthe city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Beverly National Cemetery, Beverly, Burlington County, New Jersey.