Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1929-1930 Representative Republican
1931-1932 Representative Republican
1933-1934 Representative Republican
1935-1936 Representative Republican
1937-1938 Representative Republican
1939-1940 Representative Republican
1941-1942 Representative Republican
1943-1944 Representative Republican
1945-1946 Representative Republican
1947-1948 Representative Republican
1949-1950 Representative Republican
1951-1952 Representative Republican
1953-1954 Representative Republican
Counties Bucks

Biography

04/19/1879 - 05/20/1964


YEAKEL, Wilson Lewis, a Representative from Bucks County; born in South Perkasie, Bucks County, Pa., April 19, 1879; graduated, Allentown High School; graduated, Easton School of Optics; graduated, Philadelphia Optical College; optomotrist; jeweler; school director; director, Perkasie Trust Company; director, Progressive Building and Loan Association; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1929 term and served 12 consecutive terms thereafter; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1954); died, May 20, 1964 in West Rockhill Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania; interred, St. Stephens United Church of Christ Cemetery, Perkasie, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.