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Asa Keeler Dewitt


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1911-1912 20 Democrat
1913-1914 20 Democrat
1915-1916 20 Democrat
1917-1918 20 Democrat
1919-1920 20 Democrat
1921-1922 20 Democrat
1923-1924 20 Democrat
1925-1926 20 Democrat
 Counties   Luzerne

Biography

1854 - 1935

Born in Falls Township, Wyoming County, October 17, 1854, the son of Amos and Elizabeth Dewitt, Asa was educated in public schools and Wyoming Seminary; pursued a career in the banking business rising to cashier and director of the First National Bank of Plymouth; treasurer of Plymouth borough; farming and manufacturing interests; elected to the state Senate in 1910, serving four consecutive terms thereafter.  He died April 13, 1935, Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, Luzerne County.