Member Biography

Eugene Beauharnois Hawley 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1877       26 Democrat
1878       26 Democrat

COUNTIES: Susquehanna, Wayne  


06/26/1838 - 03/29/1886

Eugene Beauharnois Hawley (D26) Susquehanna and Wayne Counties 1877-1878

Early Life:

Eugene Beauharnois Hawley born June 26, 1839, Franklin Township, Delaware County, New York; son of Alonzo and Betsey Maria Green Hawley; Delaware Literary Institute; read law, admitted, Luzerne County bar; moved, Montrose, Susquehanna County, 1869; married, Mary Frances Hayden, 1869; principal, New Milford Academy, nine years; editor, The Democrat (Montrose, Pennsylvania), 1876-1878; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1877-1878; died, March 29, 1886 (aged 49), Montrose, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania; interment, New Milford Cemetery, New Milford, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.  

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 26th district, Susquehanna and Wayne Counties, 1877-1878; committee assignments, Education, Public Printing, Retrenchment and Reform.


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

Smull’s Legislative Handbook, (1878) Smull, J.A., (Editor) Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 656, 662-665, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 622.

The Democrat (Montrose, Pa.) 1876-1878 | Library of Congress (

History of Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, Rhamanthus Stocker, (Philadelphia: 1887), page 110.

Eugene B Hawley (1836-1886) - Find a Grave Memorial