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Edward J Kessler


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1953-1954 13 Republican
1955-1956 13 Republican
1957-1958 13 Republican
1959 13 Republican
1960 13 Republican
1961 13 Republican
1962 13 Republican
 Counties   Lancaster

Biography

1897 - 1969

Born in Allentown, Pa., May 7, 1897, Edward J. Kessler was the son of Tobias and Elizabeth Krall Kessler. He was educated in public schools and graduated from Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, in 1920. He served in the US Army Ambulance Service, WWI, 1917-1919; was the director of labor relations for Armstrong Cork Co., Lancaster; retired and elected to the state Senate to fill the unexpired term of Frederick L. Homsher, deceased; was reelected in 1956 and 1960. He resigned in 1962, midterm. The Hon. Edward J. Kessler died on Nov. 29, 1969.