Member Biography

Chauncey Wyley Parkinson 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1927-1928       46 Republican
1929-1930       46 Republican
1931-1932       46 Republican
1933-1934       46 Republican

COUNTIES: Washington, Greene  


07/20/1886 - 07/14/1964

Chauncey Wyley Parkinson (R46) Greene and Washington Counties 1927-1934

Early Life:

Chauncey Wyley Parkinson born, July 20, 1886, Morris Township, Greene County, Pennsylvania; son of John Leonidas and Caroline Cordelia Simpson Parkinson; Waynesburg College, 1909; private, Company K, 10th Regiment, Pennsylvania National Guard, 1904-1911; funeral director, forty-eight years; married, Inez N. Huffman Parkinson, 1909 children, Helen Parkinson Adamson, Thomas Huffman Parkinson, Carolyn Parkinson Berryman; trustee, Waynesburg College, 1918-1964; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1923-1926, not a candidate for reelection, 1926; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1927-1934; died, July 1964 (aged 77), Franklin Township, Greene County, Pennsylvania, interment, Oakmont Cemetery, Franklin Township, Greene County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, Greene County, 1923-1926, not a candidate for reelection, 1926.

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 46th district, Greene and Washington Counties 1927-1934.

Pennsylvania House of Representatives Biography:

Official Website - PA House Archives Official Website (


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

Chauncey Wyley Parkinson (1886-1964) - Find a Grave Memorial