Member Biography

Alfred Milroy Christley 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1921-1922       41 Republican
1923-1924       41 Republican

COUNTIES: Armstrong, Butler  


01/13/1860 - 04/21/1942

Alfred Milroy Christley (R41) Armstrong and Butler Counties 1921-1924

Early Life:

Alfred Milroy Christley, born January 13, 1860, Moniteau, Cherry Township, Butler County, ; son of Thomas F. and Ann C. Hill Christley; public school education; West Sunbury Academy; Grove City College; read law,  admitted, bar, 1887; attorney, engaged, private law practice; married, Myrtle M. Middleton, 1896; elected, district attorney, Butler County, 1896-1900; director, treasurer, Consolidated Coal and Coke Company; president, director, Plumville Supply Company; director, Butler Steam Laundry Company; chair, secretary, Butler County Republican Committee; member, Republican, State Committee; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1908; presidential elector, 1912; elected, Republican Pennsylvania State Senate, 1921-1924; died, April 21, 1942, Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania; interment, North Side Cemetery, Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, district attorney, Butler County, 1896-1900.

Chair, secretary, Butler County Republican Committee; member, Republican State Committee.

Delegate, Republican, National Convention, 1908; presidential elector, 1912.

Elected, Republican Pennsylvania State Senate, 41st district, Armstrong and Butler Counties, 1921-1924; committee assignments, Agriculture, Appropriations, Canals and Inland Navigation (Chairman), Congressional Apportionment, Federal Relations, Game and Fisheries, Judiciary General, Law and Order, Military Affairs, Mines and Mining, Municipal Affairs, Pensions and Gratuities, Public Roads and Highways.


Cox, Harold "Senate Members "C"Wilkes University Election Statistics ProjectWilkes University.

The Pennsylvania Manual, (1923-1924). Whitmore, R.E., (Compiler). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 984, 988, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 961.

Alfred Milroy Christley (1860-1942) - Find a Grave Memorial