Ralph W. Hess (R28) York (Part) County 1971-1972 (R28) Lancaster (Part), York (Part) Counties 1973-1982 (R28) York (Part) County 1983-1990
Ralph W. Hess, born December 25, 1939, Fawn Grove, York County, Pennsylvania; son of Avon W. and Marian Jamison Hess; Kennard Dale High School, 1957; United States Army, active duty, reserves, six years; Millersville University, political science degree; taught political science, economics, West York High School; fellowships, Oklahoma State University, San Diego State University, University of Washington; married, Ruth Sprenkle Hess, December 25, 1963, sons David, Timothy; guidance counselor, Spring Grove Area High School, 1969; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1971-1990; died, July 12, 2023, Country Meadows of York – West; interment, Susquehanna Memorial Gardens, York, York County, Pennsylvania.
Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:
Member, Mount Zion United Church of Christ, Spring Grove; Spring Grove Sportsman’s Club, Spring Grove Lions Club.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 28th district, York (Part) County, 1971-1972; Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 28th district, Lancaster (Part), York (Part) Counties 1973-1982; Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 28th district, York (Part) County, 1983-1990.