Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1953-1954 Representative Republican
1955-1956 Representative Republican
1957-1958 Representative Republican
1959 Representative Republican
1960 Representative Republican
1961 Representative Republican
1962 Representative Republican
1963 Representative Republican
1964 Representative Republican
1965 Representative Republican
1966 Representative Republican
1967 Representative Republican
1968 Representative Republican
Counties Chester

Biography

12/24/1904 - 02/20/1975


ASHTON, William Henszey, a Representative from Chester County; born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 24, 1904; attended, Haverford School; graduated, Princeton University, 1926; dairy farmer; cattle and horse breeder; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1953 term and served 7 consecutive terms thereafter; appointed, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (1965-1966); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1968); died, February 20, 1975 in Edgemont, Delaware County, Pennsylvania; interred, Saint James the Less Episcopal Churchyard, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.