Member Biography

David Philip Klinedinst 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1907-1908       28 Democrat
1909-1910       28 Democrat



07/31/1870 - 09/24/1940

David Philip Klinedinst (D28) York County 1907-1910

Early Life:

David Philip Klinedinst, born July 31, 1870, York, Pennsylvania, son of John and Anna Margaret Wagner Klinedinst; public school education; York Collegiate Institute; clerk, York Post Office; studied law; law department, Yale University, LL.B., 1897; admitted, State of Connecticut bar, 1897, York County bar, 1899; elected, Solicitor of York, 1899-1902; elected, Democrat, state Senate, 1907-1910; married, Mary Eliza Moulson, 1908, children, David Moulson Klinedinst, Thomas John Klinedinst; resumed law practice; died September 24, 1940 (aged 70), York, York County, Pennsylvania; interment, Prospect Hill Cemetery, York, York County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Solicitor of York, 1899-1902.

Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 28th district, York County, 1907-1910; committee assignments, Elections, Federal Relations, Judiciary General, Legislative Apportionment, Library, Public Supply of Light, Heat and Water.


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

The Pennsylvania Manual, (1910). Miller, H.P., (Compiler). Baker, W.H., (Assistant Compiler). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 993, 1000-1003, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 973.

David Philip Klinedinst (1870-1940) - Find a Grave Memorial