Member Biography

Thaddeus Stevens Krause 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1923-1924       8 Republican
1925-1926       8 Republican
1927-1928       8 Republican
1929-1930       8 Republican
1931-1932       8 Republican
1933-1934       8 Republican

COUNTIES: Philadelphia  


02/25/1867 - 05/12/1952

Thaddeus Stevens Krause (R8) Philadelphia (Part) County 1923-1934

Early Life:

Thaddeus Stevens Krause, born February 25, 1867, Worchester Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; Ursinus College, 1887; LL.B., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1891; attorney; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1919-1922; elected, delegate, proposed State Constitutional Convention, 1921; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1922-1934; died, May 12, 1952, city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interment, Newtown Cemetery, Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1919-1922; not a candidate for reelection, 1922. 

Elected, delegate, proposed State Constitutional Convention, 1921. 

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 8th district, Philadelphia (Part) County, 1923-1934; committee assignments, Appropriations, City Passenger Railways, Corporations, Exposition Affairs, Federal Relations, Forestry, Judicial Apportionment, Judiciary General, Mines and Mining, Military Affairs, Public Roads and Highways.

Pennsylvania State House of Representatives Biography:

Official Website - PA House Archives Official Website (


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

The Pennsylvania Manual, (1923-1924). Whitmore, R.E., (Compiler). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 983, 990, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 963.

Thaddeus S Krause (1867-1952) - Find a Grave Memorial