Fletcher Wilbur Stites (R12) Montgomery County 1923-1926
Fletcher Wilbur Stites, born October 3, 1881, Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey; son of Edgar Page and Sarah Elizabeth Edmunds Stites; Cape May High School, 1898; Taylor University, Upland Indiana; University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1904; Juniata College, honorary doctorate of law, LL.D., 1928; admitted, Montgomery County bar, lawyer; elected, solicitor, Narberth, Montgomery County; married, Edith Gillespie Austin Stites, 1906; elected, burgess, Narberth, 1908-1913; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1917-1918; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1923-1926; died, June 26, 1933 (aged 51), Narberth, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; interment, West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
Elected, solicitor, Narberth, Montgomery County.
Elected, burgess, Narberth, 1908-1913.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1917-1918; not a candidate for reelection, House, 1918; appointed chair, prison systems investigative commission.
Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1920.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 12th District, Montgomery County, 1923-1926; member, Appropriations Banks and Building and loan Associations, Education, Insurance, Judiciary General, Judiciary Special, Law and Order, Public Health and Sanitation and Public Roads and Highways Committees.
Fourth cousin, George Augustus Vare, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1st district, Philadelphia (Part) County, 1897-1908.
Fourth cousin, Edwin Hornberger Vare Sr., Pennsylvania State Senate, 1st district, Philadelphia (Part) County, 1909-1922.
Fourth cousin, William Scott Vare, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1st district, Philadelphia (Part) County, 1923-1924.
Registered, World War I military draft.
Whitmore, R.E., (Compiler). (1923-1924). The Pennsylvania Manual, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 983, 990, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 965.