Member Biography

David Adam Wilbert 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1905-1906       43 Republican
1907-1908       43 Republican
1909-1910       43 Republican
1911-1912       43 Republican

COUNTIES: Allegheny  


02/23/1862 - 01/26/1912

David Adam Wilbert (R43) Allegheny (Part) County 1905-1912

Early Life:

David Adam Wilbert, born February 23, 1862, Mount Washington Borough, Allegheny County, son of Jacob and Elisabeth Wilbert; educated, Pittsburgh common schools and Pittsburgh Central High School; engaged, father, brother, wholesale produce business, 1882-1909; engaged, real estate, insurance, mortgage and bonding business with P. J. Edwards, under the firm name of D. A. Wilbert and Company, 209 Berger Building, Pittsburgh; vice-chairman, Republican City Committee of Pittsburgh; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1905-1912; married, Josephine Mary Wilbert, children, David William Wilbert, Harry J. Wilbert, Walter Wilbert; died, January 26, 1912, (aged 49), in office of the Senate, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; interment, South Side Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.  

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 43rd district, Allegheny (Part) County, 1905-1912; committee assignments, Appropriations, Elections, Law and Order, Legislative Apportionment, Municipal Affairs (Chairman), Public Health and Sanitation; died January 26, 1912, in office of the Senate.


Cox, Harold. "Senate Members W"Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.

The Pennsylvania Manual, (1911). Miller, H.P., (Compiler). Baker, W.H., (Assistant Compiler). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages, 1025, 1031-1034, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 1005.

David A Wilbert (1862-1912) - Find a Grave Memorial