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Preston Becher Davis


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1963 27 Republican
1964 27 Republican
1965 27 Republican
1966 27 Republican
1967 27 Republican
1968 27 Republican
1969 27 Republican
1970 27 Republican
1971 27 Republican
1972 27 Republican
 Counties   Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Union

Biography

05/19/1907 - 11/19/1990

Preston Becher Davis (R27) Northumberland, Snyder, Union Counties 1963-1966; (R27) Montour, Snyder, Union Counties, 1967-1972

Early Life:

Preston Becher Davis, born May 19, 1907, West Milton, Union County, Pennsylvania; son of Charles W. and Lulu May Becher Davis; public school education; Bucknell University, A.B.; University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.B.; attorney, Northumberland County, 1931-19880, state, and federal courts; alternate delegate, Republican National Convention, 1956; delegate, Republican National Convention 1960; president, Susquehanna River System Flood Control Association; married, Isabelle L. Lindner, sons Preston L, W. Lawrence; died, November 13, 1990 (aged 83) North Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida; interment, Harmony Cemetery, Milton, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.

Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:

Member, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations; Member, Trinity Lutheran Church, Milton.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Alternate delegate, Republican National Convention, 1956; delegate, Republican National Convention 1960.

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 27th district, Northumberland, Snyder, Union Counties 1963-1966; Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 27th district, Montour, Snyder, Union Counties, 1967-1972; chairman, Senate Education Committee.

Cited:

The Morning Call (Allentown, Pennsylvania) Sunday, November 18, 1990, page 47.

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