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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1881-1882 Republican
1883-1884 Republican
1885-1886 Republican
 Counties   Venango


07/01/1850 - 08/08/1924

HULINGS, Willis James, a Representative from Venango County; born, July 1, 1850 in Rimersburg, Clarion County, Pa.; commander, Second Brigade, Pennsylvania National Guard (1876-1912); brigadier general, 16th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (Spanish-American War, 1898); attorney-at-law; engaged, oil business; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1881, 1883, and 1885 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1887 term; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1906-1910); elected, United States Congress (Progressive party, 1913-1915; Republican, 1919-1921); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to Congress (1914, 1920); died, August 8, 1924 in Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania; interred, Grove Hill Cemetery, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

After 3 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, WILLIS J. HULINGS went on to serve in congress