Member Biography

Alfred William Milleisen 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1895-1896       32 Republican
1897-1898       32 Republican

COUNTIES: Adams, Cumberland  


08/07/1853 - 05/27/1933

Alfred William Milleisen (R32) Adams and Cumberland Counties 1895-1898

Early Life: 

Alfred William Milleisen, born August 7, 1853, Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania; son of Joseph and Barbara Martin Milleisen; public school education; Cumberland Valley Institute; printer, business manager, Thomas Printing House, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; editor, Independent Journal; engaged, hardware business; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1895-1898; married, Jean Witherow Milleisen, 1897; died, May 27, 1933 (aged 79), Masonic Home, Elizabethtown, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; interment, Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 32nd district, Adams and Cumberland Counties, 1895-1898; committee assignments, Banks and Building and Loan Associations, Congressional Apportionment, Corporations, Elections, Insurance, Law and Order, Library, Municipal Affairs, Public Printing.


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

Smull’s Legislative Handbook, Cochran, T.B., (Editor) Miller, H.P. (Assistant Editor) (1898) Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 1163, 1169-1171, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 1138.

The Sentinel (Carlisle, Pennsylvania) · Monday, May 29, 1933, page 2.

Alfred William Milleisen (1853-1933) - Find a Grave Memorial