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07/31/2021 09:26 AM
Pennsylvania State Senate

Robert W Hilton



Session Position District Party
1913-1914 25 Democrat
1915-1916 25 Democrat
 Counties   McKean, Potter, Tioga


1868 -

Of McKean County, born Hornell, N.Y., January 26, 1868; educated at Alfred University and Rochester Business University; moved to McKean County in 1887, organized the McKean Chemical Company, Mt. Alton; appointed superintendent; organized Hilton Chemical Co. at Newton. Pa., 1894, general manager; president and organizer of Smethport Window Glass Company, Keystone Window Glass Company, amd the McKean County Fair Association; founder Backus Corp. 1906; vice-president of the Vandalia Chemical Company and Secretary and Treasurer of the Ormsby Gas Co. and Smethport Chemical Company; president, Taintor Chemical Company; state House of Representatives, 1908-1910; state Senate, 1913-1916.