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Pennsylvania State Senate

James E Willard

Photo credit: 1969 PA Manual; also SS Index


Session Office Position District Party
1967 50 Republican
1968 50 Republican
1969 50 Republican
1970 50 Republican
 Counties   Crawford, Erie, Mercer


1903 - 1988

Born Nov. 20, 1903 in Vandergrift; parents James W. and Edith (Barker) Willard; James attended Homestead public schools; Farrell High School; manufacturer of burial vaults and graveside equipment; member of numerous fraternal and civic associations.  He was a Republican Committeeman, Shenango Twp, 1950-1951; member of the state House of Representatives, 1956-1964; and elected to the state Senate, 1966.  He married Cornelia E. Anderson.  The senator died at Pulaski, Lawrence County, April 27, 1988.