Francis Salisbury McIlhenny, Sr., (R6) Philadelphia (Part) County 1907-1914
Francis Salisbury McIlhenny, Sr., born October 3, 1873, Columbus, Georgia; son of John and Bernie Bell McElhenny; removed, Philadelphia 1876; private school education, Philadelphia; University of Pennsylvania, honors, A. B., 1895; University of Pennsylvania, cum laude, Law Department, 1898; admitted, bar 1898, corporation and business attorney; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate 1906-1914; married, Marie Louise Hoopes McIlhenny-Poe, son, Francis Salisbury McIlhenny, Jr.; died, May 6, 1927; interment, Saint Thomas Episcopal Church Cemetery, Whitemarsh, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
Engaged, active practice of his profession, corporation and business attorney.
Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:
Director, Pelham Trust Company, Underwriters Securities Company, First Mortgage Guarantee and Trust Company, Montgomery County Gas Company.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 6th district, Philadelphia (Part) County, 1907-1914; committee assignments, Banks and Building and Loan Associations, Finance, Insurance, Municipal Affairs, Pensions and Gratuities, Public Printing, Judiciary General (Chairman).
The Pennsylvania Manual, (1914). Miller, H.P., (Compiler). Baker, W.H., (Assistant Compiler). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 1090, 1097-1100, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 1070.