Member Biography

Miles R. Nason 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1917-1918       49 Republican
1919-1920       49 Republican



09/11/1859 - 04/10/1933

Miles R. Nason (R49) Erie County 1917-1920  

Early Life:

Miles R. Nason, born September 11, 1859, Fairview Township Erie County, Pennsylvania; son of William McClelland and Charlotte K. Rice Nason; public schools of Franklin Township, Erie County; teacher, public schools at the age of eighteen years, taught thirteen terms; Edinboro State Normal School, 1888; read law, office of Captain E. L. Whittlesey, now Judge, Erie County, admitted Erie County bar, 1892; attorney; engaged, practiced law in Erie ever since; served, Erie City Council, three terms; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1917-1920; married, Harriett A. Landis; died, April 10, 1933, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania. Burial location unknown. 

Pennsylvania Politics:

Served, Erie City Council, three terms.

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 49th districts, Erie County, 1917-1920; committee assignments, Appropriations, Canals and Inland Navigation, Exposition Affairs, Game and Fisheries (Chairman), Judicial Apportionment, Judiciary General, Municipal Affairs, Public Health and Sanitation, Public Printing, Public Roads and Highways.


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

The Pennsylvania Manual, (1920). Miller, H.P., (Compiler). Baker, W.H., (Assistant Compiler). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 1120, 1132, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 1099.