Member Biography

Paul Mower Crider 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1941-1942       33 Republican
1943-1944       33 Republican
1945-1946       33 Republican
1947-1948       33 Republican

COUNTIES: Adams, Franklin  


11/02/1894 - 08/30/1975

Sergeant Paul Mower Crider (R41) Adams and Franklin Counties 1941-1948

Early Life:

Sergeant Paul Mower Crider, born November 2, 1894, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania; son of A. Lincoln and Minnie Z. Mower Crider; sergeant, 172nd Aero Squadron, Base Hospital Unit #10, United States Medical Corps, American Expeditionary Force, World War I, 1918-1919; Gettysburg College; Dickinson Law School; Temple University Law School; attorney; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1941-1948; married, Dorothy Hinkel Crider, children, Thomas H. Crider, Olivia Grace Crider Hartman; died, August 30, 1975 (aged 80), Veterans Administration Hospital, Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia; interment, Cedar Grove Cemetery, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania. 

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 33rd district, Adams and Franklin Counties, 1941-1948.


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

The Kane Republican (Kane, Pennsylvania) • Thursday September 4, 1975, • Page 8.

Paul Mower Crider (1894-1975) - Find a Grave Memorial