Member Biography

Washington Irving Stineman 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1921-1922       35 Republican
1923-1924       35 Republican

COUNTIES: Cambria  


08/23/1869 - 09/29/1947

Washington Irving Stineman (R35) Cambria County, 1921-1924

Early Career:

Washington Irving Stineman, born, August 23, 1869. South Fork, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, son of Jacob Stineman and Mary Eleanor Varner; educated public schools, South Fork, Central Pennsylvania College, New Berlin, Pennsylvania, left sophomore year; Stineman Coal and Coke Company, 1893, general manager; treasurer; Stineman Brothers; director, treasurer, Euclid Coal and Coke Company; elected, republican, Pennsylvania State Senate; married Nannie James, 1893, one child, James Calvin; died, September 29, 1947 (aged 78) interment Lloyd Cemetery, Ebensburg, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, 

Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:

Member, Mason, Summit Lodge, No. 312, Portage Chapter, Royal Arch Masons, Johnstown.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected Republican Pennsylvania State Senate 35th district, Cambria County, 1921-1924, committee assignments, Appropriations, Canals and Inland Navigation, Congressional Apportionment, Exposition Affairs, Forestry, Judicial Apportionment, Mines and Mining, New Counties and County Seats, Public Roads and Highways, Public Supply of Light, Heat and Water. 


Father, Senator Jacob Stineman Pennsylvania State Senate 35th district, Blair and Cambria Counties 1897-1906 35th district, Cambria County 1907-1908 35th district Cambria County 1913.

Jacob Croyle Stineman  - Pennsylvania Senate Library ( 


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

The Pennsylvania Manual, (1921-1922). Miller, H.P., (Compiler). Baker, W.H., (Assistant Compiler). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 1345, 1360, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 1324. 

Washington Irving Stineman (1869-1947) - Find a Grave Memorial