William Stover Rahauser (D45) Allegheny (Part) County 1947-1948
William Stover Rahauser, born September 22, 1902, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania; son of George and Ida Rahauser; Mercersburg Academy; Washington and Jefferson College, 1926; University of Pittsburgh, M.D., 1927; Duquesne University Law School; admitted bar, 1933; practiced law, Rahauser, Royston, VanderVoot and Robb; married, Pauline Currie Darnell Rahauser, 1932; lieutenant commander, submarine, United States Navy, World War II; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1947- resigned 1948; District Attorney, Allegheny County, 1948; Judge Orphans Court, Allegheny County, 1951-1981; Senior judge Allegheny County, 1981-1981; died, October 9, 1990 (aged 88), West Hills Health Care Center, Moon Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interment, Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle, Franklin County, Pennsylvania.
Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:
Member, American Pennsylvania Allegheny County Bar associations; director emeritus Suburban General Hospital. Member, American Legion, Veteran of Foreign Wars, Military Order of World Wars, Shrine Club, Knights Templar, Sons of American Revolution.
Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 45th district, Allegheny (Part) County, 1947-1948; resigned, January 2, 1948.
District Attorney, Allegheny County, 1947.
Judge Orphans Court, Allegheny County, 1951-1981.
Senior judge Allegheny County, 1981-1981.
Public Opinion (Chambersburg, Pennsylvania) Friday October 12, 1990, • Page 4