Member Biography

William Todd 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1794-1795         Republican

COUNTIES: Westmoreland, Fayette  


1739 - 10/10/1810

William Todd (R no district number) Fayette and Westmoreland Counties 1794-1975

Early Life:

William Todd, born 1739, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; son of Robert and his second wife Elizabeth Todd; served with the Pennsylvania troops, French and Indian War; Revolutionary War; delegate, Pennsylvania State Constitutional Convention; delegate, United States Constitution ratifying convention; married, Hanna Davis, 1776; died, October 10, 1810, Unity, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. No other interment details available.

Early Career:

Served with the Pennsylvania troops, French and Indian War; Battle of Kittanning, helped capture Fort Duquesne; Revolution War, battle of Bunker Hill, Boston, Massachusetts; joining other militias, before returning to Pennsylvania.   

Pennsylvania Politics:   

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, no district number, Fayette and Westmoreland Counties, 1794-1975.


Grandniece, Mary Ann Todd would later become President Abraham Lincoln's wife.