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WILLIAM J. YESTER


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1941-1942 Democrat
1943-1944 Democrat
1945-1946 Democrat
1947-1948 Democrat
1949-1950 Democrat
1951-1952 Democrat
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

1886 - 12/11/1951

YESTER, William J., a Representative from Allegheny County; born, McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa. in 1886; optometrist; chairman, McKeesport Housing Council (1935-1951); vice chair, Housing Authority of McKeesport (1937-1951); president, McKeesport Community Council (2 years); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1941 term and served 5 more consecutive terms; appointed, Joint Legislative Committee on Corporations and Cooperatives (1947-1948); elected, controller, McKeesport (1945); died while in office, December 11, 1951 in McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.