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RICHARD ASTON


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1917-1918 Republican
1921-1922 Republican
1923-1924 Republican
1925-1926 Republican
1927-1928 Republican
 Counties   Luzerne

Biography

05/27/1871 - 04/09/1927

ASTON, Richard, a Representative from Luzerne County; born, May 27, 1871 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire County, England; coal miner; building contractor; president, Wilkes-Barre Brick Company; proprietor, Aston Bros. Builders; treasurer, Wilkes-Barre Construction Company; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1917 term; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1918); reelected to the House for the 1921 term and served 3 consecutive terms thereafter; died while in office, April 9, 1927, in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; interred, Hanover Green Cemetery, Hanover Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.