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Pennsylvania State Senate

George Wallace Williams



Session Position District Party
1907-1908 25 Republican
 Counties   McKean, Potter, Tioga


1859 - 1948

Born June 23, 1859, Tioga, Tioga County, son of Joseph and Elizabeth Tabor Williams; educated in Wellsboro public schools; in 1880 he pursued a career as clerk and manager in the office of the William Bingham Trust Estate, where he remained for the better part of his life; served as chair of the Republican County Committee; and in 1904, joined the party’s state committee.  He served as burgess of Wellsboro; a town councilman; a school board member; vice-president of the Tioga Savings and Trust Company; and president of the Savings Building and Loan Association.  George worked in the lumber business for many years. In 1918, he was a member of the Pennsylvania Society; Vice-Director, Department of Legislation for Tioga County; and Pennsylvania Public Safety Committee during World War I.  He married Ida A Horton of Wellsboro.  The senator replaced the deceased Senator Matson in 1907.  Senator Williams died in 1948, interred in Wellsboro Cemetery.