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HARDY WILLIAMS


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1971 191 Democrat
1972 191 Democrat
1973 191 Democrat
1974 191 Democrat
1977 191 Democrat
1978 191 Democrat
1979 191 Democrat
1980 191 Democrat
1981 191 Democrat
1982 191 Democrat
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

04/14/1931 - 01/07/2010

WILLIAMS, Hardy, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born in the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 14, 1931; graduated, West Philadelphia High School; attended, Cheyney Training School for Teachers (now, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania); A.B., The Pennsylvania State University; LL.B., University of Pennsylvania; lieutenant, United States Army (1952-1954, Korean War); lawyer; assistant city solicitor, Philadelphia (1962-1968); unsuccessful campaign for Philadelphia City Council (1965); unsuccessful campaign, mayor, city of Philadelphia (1971); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1971 term and reelected to the 1973, 1977, 1979 and 1981 terms; unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1980); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1982); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1983-1998); appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing (1983-1986); appointed, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (1983-1988); not a candidate for reelection, State Senate (1988); died on January 7, 2010 in West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania; interred, Beverly National Cemetery, Beverly, Burlington County, New Jersey.