|1913-1914||President Pro Tempore||38||Republican|
Charles Howard Kline (R38) Allegheny County 1907-1919
Charles Howard Kline, born December 25, 1870, Indiana, Indiana County, Pennsylvania; son of Wellington B. Kline and Maria Margaret Kuster; attended, Indiana Normal School (now Indiana University of Pennsylvania) and Kiskiminetas Springs School; University of Pennsylvania, LL.B.; University of Pittsburgh, honorary doctorate of laws, 1919; lawyer 1898-1933; member, Philadelphia bar, 1898, Allegheny bar, 1899; married, Katherine Whitsell Johnson, 1900; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1905 term; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate 1907-1919; elected, Senate President pro tempore 1913-1914; gubernatorial appointee, judge, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Allegheny County, 1919; elected, 1920-1925; elected, mayor, Pittsburgh 1926-1933; elected, delegate, Republican National Convention, 1928; died, July 22, 1933, Saint Francis Hospital, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interment, Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1905 term; not a candidate for reelection, 1906;
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 38th district, Allegheny County, 1907-1919; elected, Senate President pro tempore, 1913-1915; committee assignments: Appropriations, Congressional Apportionment, Corporations, Elections, Finance, Judiciary General (Chairman), Judiciary Special, Municipal Affairs, New Counties and County Seats and Public Health and Sanitation and Public Roads and Highways.
Names of any service after Senate –year(s):
Gubernatorial appointee, judge, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Allegheny County, 1919; elected, 1920-1925.
Elected, mayor, Pittsburgh, 1926-1933;
Elected, delegate, Republican National Convention, 1928
Pennsylvania House of Representatives Biography:
Kline is to date the last Republican to be elected Mayor of Pittsburgh.
Miller, H.P., (Compiler). Baker, W.H., (Assistant Compiler). (1918). The Pennsylvania Manual, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 1084, 1096, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 1062.