Cyrus Benton Tyler (R23) Bradford, Susquehanna, Wyoming Counties 1941-1948
Cyrus Benton Tyler, born June 14, 1878, Auburn Township, Susquehanna County Pennsylvania; son of Jefferson C. and Louisa Tyler; lived on a farm until 1910, moved, Wyoming County; office of School Director, 1910-1916; Meshoppen Borough Councilman, 1917-1931; County Commissioner, 1931-1940; president, First National Bank, Meshoppen; partner, Tyler and Cole, General Contractors, 1927; married, Alpha May Howard Tyler, then, Alpha B. Tyler; died, December 27, 1954, Tyler Memorial Hospital, Meshoppen, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania; interment, Jersey Hill Cemetery, Auburn Township, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.
Office of School Director, 1910-1916; Meshoppen Borough Councilman, 1917-1931; County Commissioner, 1931-1940.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate 23rd district, Bradford, Susquehanna, Wyoming Counties, 1941-1948; committee assignments, Representative Apportionment (Chairman), County Government, Elections, Forests and Waters, Game and Fish, Highways, Labor and Industries, Law and Order, Welfare Public Assistance and Pensions, Workmen’s Compensation.
Converted Meshoppen Hotel, founded, Tyler Memorial Hospital, Meshoppen, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, gave it to citizens of Meshoppen, 1945. Spent his last three years there.
The Pennsylvania Manual, (1943). Focht, Brown (Compiler / Editor). (Volume 86) Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 612, 615. Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 606.
The Plain Speaker (Hazleton, Pennsylvania) · Monday, December 27, 1954 · Page 18
Wilkes-Barre Times Leader, the Evening News (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) · Monday, December 27, 1954Page 3.