Edward John Kessler (R13) Lancaster (Part) County 1951-1962
Edward John Kessler, born May 7, 1897, Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania; son of Tobias and Elizabeth Krall Kessler; public school education; Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, 1920; United States Army Ambulance Service, WWI, 1917-1919; director of labor relations, Armstrong Cork Company, Lancaster; retired; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, Special Election, 1951, resigned 1962; died, November 29, 1969 (aged 72), Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; interment, Greenwood Cemetery, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 13th district, Lancaster (Part) County, 1951; Special Election, vacancy, unexpired term, Frederick L. Homsher, deceased, May 3, 1950, elected, November 8, 1950; 1951 resigned, September 1962, Richard Snyder seated, November 11, 1962.
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Edward John Kessler (1897-1969) - Find a Grave Memorial