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Pennsylvania State Senate

Robert Douglas Heaton



Session Position District Party
1919-1920 29 Republican
1921-1922 29 Republican
1923-1924 29 Republican
1925-1926 29 Republican
1927-1928 29 Republican
1929-1930 29 Republican
1931-1932 29 Republican
 Counties   Schuylkill


1873 - 1933

Robert Douglas Heaton was born in Raven Run, Schuylkill County, Pa., July 1, 1873, the son of William and Emily Heaton.  He moved to Ashland, Pa., with his parents, 1886; attended the common schools; the Canandaigua Academy (Canandaigua, N.Y.); the New York Military Academy at Cornwall on the Hudson, N.Y., and the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia.  Robert pursued a successful business career and served in Congress, 1915-1919; elected to the state Senate, 1919-1932; resumed his former business activities; was a member of the board of trustees of the Ashland State Hospital; died at Ashland, Pa., June 11, 1933; interment in the family cemetery at Mauch Chunk, Pa.
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