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Clarence W Kline


Photo credit:

Courtesy Prominent Men Scranton and Vicinity Wilkes-Barre and Vicinity Pittston, Hazleton Carbondale, Montrose and Vicinity Pennsylvania

By Dwight J. Stoddard 1906 from: The Press of the Tribune Publishing Company Scranton. Pa

 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1893-1894 21 Republican
1895-1896 21 Republican
 Counties   Lackawanna, Luzerne

Biography

10/25/1852 - 01/24/1918

Clarence W. Kline (R21) Lackawanna (part) and Luzerne Counties 1893-1896   

Early Life: 

Clarence W. Kline born October 25, 1852, Jerseytown, Columbia County, Pennsylvania; attended public schools, Lancaster County; completed his early education; teacher age 14, Derry School; moved, Luzerne County, 1869; teacher, principal, Jeanesville School; admitted, Luzerne bar, 1877; private practice, Kline and Bigelow, Hazleton, 1877; delegate, Republican State Conventions, 1876, 1878; practiced law; member, Hazelton School Board, Hazelton City Council, elected, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1893-1896;  married, twice, one son Clarence, Jr.; died, January 24, 1918.

Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:

Member, trust officer, director, Markle Bank and Trust Company; director, Edison Electric Illuminating Company.     

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 21st district, Lackawanna (part) and Luzerne Counties 1893-1896; member, Compare Bills, Judiciary General, Judiciary Special, Legislative Apportionment, Public Building and Public Health and Sanitation Committees.

Cited: 

Smull’s Legislative Hand Book, (1896) Cochran, T.B., Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 1017, 1053 and 1061-1064