Alfred M Christley
Of Butler County, Alfred was born in Moniteau, Cherry Township, Butler County, January 13, 1860, the son of Thomas F. and Ann C. (Hill) Christley; educated in public schools; West Sunbury Academy; Grove City College; read law with John M. Thompson of Butler, and was admitted to the bar in 1888. He opened a private practice, was elected district attorney for Butler County, 1896-1900; served as director and treasurer of the Consolidated Coal and Coke Co.; president and director of the Plumville Supply Co.; and director of the Butler Steam Laundry Company. Christley served several terms as chair and secretary of the Butler County Republican Committee; state committee; delegate to the 1908 Republican National Convention; presidential elector, 1912; state Senate, 1921-1924. Married Myrtle M. Middleton, 1896.