William Boling Meredith
William B. Meredith received his eduction in Kittanning and Elder's Ridge academies and Jefferson college, from which he was graduated in the class of 1860. During the late war he was assessor of internal revenue and operated in oil. For over fourteen years he was secretary and treasurer of the Armstrong water company, besides being interested in water works in Butler, Warren, Westmoreland and Greene counties. A republican, and frequent delegate to State conventions and in 1884 was elected as a member of the State senate. He was presbyterian and a thirty-third degree Mason. On June 23, 1868, he married Eliza M., youngest daughter of Alex. Colwell. Senator and Mrs. Meredith had two children: Margaret Colwell and Edith Caroline McKee. Son of Senator Jonathan Meredith. Born September 17, 1839, Kitanning.
Biographical And Historical Cyclopedia of Indiana And Armstrong Counties, Pennsylvania: Published By, John M. Gresham & Co., Managed By, Samuel T. Wiley, Historian And Editor, Nos. 1218 and 1220 Filbert Street, Philadelphia, 1891, p 368.