William H Earnest
The son of Napoleon and Mary A. (Hoffer) Earnest of Hummelstown, William H. Earnest was born in Jonestown, Lebanon County, April 3, 1875; graduated from Hummelstown High School, 1892; Bloomfield Academy, Perry County, 1893; Lafayette College, 1897; vice principal, Honesdale High School, 1897-1899; attorney and member of the Wayne County Bar, 1900; the Dauphin County bar, 1901; chair of the Legal Advisory Board, Second Division Dauphin County and Dauphin County Solicitor, 1920-1925. He married Estelle Penney. The senator died on July 22, 1963.