11/02/1922 - 12/11/2009

RIEGER, William W., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 2, 1922; graduated, Simon Gratz High School; served, United States Army (1943, World War II); employed, Olney Foundry; restaurant owner; leader, 43rd Ward Democratic Executive Committee; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1967 term; reelected to serve 19 consecutive terms thereafter; appointed, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (1977-1984); not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 2007 term; died, December 11, 2009 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Our Lady of Grace Cemetery, Langhorne, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

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