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Pennsylvania State Senate

William Penn Lloyd


Session Position District Party
1891-1892 32 Democrat
1893-1894 32 Democrat
 Counties   Adams, Cumberland


1837 - 1911

Born in Lisburn, Cumberland Co., Sept. 1, 1837, the son of William and Amanda (Anderson) Lloyd; the Senator attended public and private schools; became a teacher and author; enlisted as private in the 44th Regt., PVI, 1st Cavalry, Sept. 1, 1861; promoted to 2d Lt., staff hospital steward, 1st Lt., Co. E, Sept. 1, 1863, and brigade adjutant in 1864; mustered out with regiment, Sept. 9, 1864.  Lt. Lloyd participated in 30 major battles and 31 skirmishes, including Drainesville; Cross Keys; Cedar Mountain; 2d Manassas; Antietam; Fredericksburg; the Wilderness; Chancellorsville; Gettysburg; Richmond; Cold Harbor; and Malvern Hill.  After the war, he served as Div. Inspector, Lt. Col., National Guard, 1873; commander of the Grand Army Post of Mechanicsburg; author, “History of the First Pa. Cavalry;” studied law with Col. William Penrose of Carlisle; joined the Cumberland County bar, 1865; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue, Fifteenth Cong. Dist., 1866-1869; vice president of Dauphin Deposit Bank to 1884; practiced law and pursued “extensive financial and agricultural interests.”  He served as a Democrat to the state Senate, 1891-1894, and passed away in Mechanicsburg, Pa., September 20, 1911.