WILSON, Ben H., Jr., a Representative from Bucks County; born in Mt. Carmel, Northumberland County, Pa., January 25, 1925; graduated, Mt. Carmel High School; B.A., The Pennsylvania State University, 1949; served, Air Corps, United States Army (1943-1946, World War II); real estate broker; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1966 and served 10 more consecutive terms; appointed, board, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) (1981-1988); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania Auditor General (1980); died while in office, March 16, 1988 in the Bahamas.
Papers of Hon. Ben H. Wilson, Jr., 1977-1986, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.