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WILLIAM H. LONG


Photo credit:

McAtee, William, comp. Souvenir: Portraits and Biographies of the Members of the Legislature of Pennsylvania and Heads of Departments, Session of 1895. Harrisburg, Pa.: The Roshon Portrait Company, 1895.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1895-1896 Democrat
1897-1898 Democrat
 Counties   York

Biography

08/06/1852 - 08/05/1949

LONG, William Henry, a Representative from York County; born, August 6, 1852 in Hanover, York County, Pa.; engaged in cigar manufacturing (15 years); founder, Hanover Transfer Company, Inc., freight carrier; business; elected, council , Hanover (1881-1882, 1891-1894); elected, clerk and assistant burgess, Hanover; elected, chief, Hanover Fire Department; President, Pennsylvania State Firemen’s Association, 1881; proprietor, Hanover Advance newspaper; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1894 and 1896; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1898); deputy sheriff, York County; died, August 5, 1949 in Pikesville, Baltimore County, Maryland; interred, Mount Olivet Cemetery, Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania.