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AARON B. HESS


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1911-1912 Republican
1913-1914 Republican
1915-1916 Republican
1917-1918 Republican
1919-1920 Republican
1921-1922 Majority Floor Leader Republican
1925-1926 Republican
1927-1928 Majority Floor Leader Republican
1929-1930 Speaker Republican
 Counties   Lancaster

Biography

05/31/1871 - 08/04/1933

HESS, Aaron B., a Representative from Lancaster County; born in Safe Harbor, Lancaster County, Pa., May 31, 1871; attended, Millersville State Normal School (now Millersville University of Pennsylvania); teacher (9 years); farmer; general manger and president, Lancaster Chemical Company; engaged in leaf tobacco business (30 years); president, A.B. Hess Cigar Company; president, Lancaster Malleable Casting Company; president, Purdy-Hess Company; registry assessor and member, Pequea Township County Committee; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1911 term; reelected to the House to serve the 1913, 1915, 1917, 1919, 1921, 1925, 1927 and 1929 terms; elected, Majority Leader (1921-1922, 1927-1928); elected, Speaker (1929-1930); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1922, 1930); died, August 4, 1933 in the city of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; interred, Greenwood Cemetery, the city of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.