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Asa Keeler Dewitt


 

Sessions

Session Year Position District Party
1911 20 Democrat
1913 20 Democrat
1915 20 Democrat
1917 20 Democrat
1919 20 Democrat
1921 20 Democrat
1923 20 Democrat
1925 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.