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Pennsylvania State Senate

William H Berkelbach



Session Office Position District Party
1901-1902 5 Republican
1903-1904 5 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia


1850 -

Born in Gwynedd Twp., Montgomery County, September 11, 1850; the Senator attended public schools; was appointed Inspector of United States Customs, Port of Philadelphia, 1879-1885; Inspector of Streets, Philadelphia, 1886-1900; elected to the Senate of Pennsylvania, 1900, as a Quay-Ashbridge Republican; introduced the 1901 “Philadelphia Ripper Bill.”