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WILSON L. YEAKEL


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1929-1930 Republican
1931-1932 Republican
1933-1934 Republican
1935-1936 Republican
1937-1938 Republican
1939-1940 Republican
1941-1942 Republican
1943-1944 Republican
1945-1946 Republican
1947-1948 Republican
1949-1950 Republican
1951-1952 Republican
1953-1954 Republican
 Counties   Bucks

Biography

04/19/1879 - 05/20/1964

YEAKEL, Wilson Lewis, a Representative from Bucks County; born in South Perkasie, Bucks County, Pa., April 19, 1879; graduated, Allentown High School; graduated, Easton School of Optics; graduated, Philadelphia Optical College; optomotrist; jeweler; school director; director, Perkasie Trust Company; director, Progressive Building and Loan Association; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1929 term and served 12 consecutive terms thereafter; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1954); died, May 20, 1964 in West Rockhill Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania; interred, St. Stephens United Church of Christ Cemetery, Perkasie, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.