02/23/1856 - 02/14/1920

CREASY, William Trenton, a Representative from Columbia County; born in Catawissa Township, Columbia County, Pa., February 23, 1856; graduated, Catawissa Academy; graduated, Bloomsburg Literary Institute and Normal School (now Commonwealth University of Pennsylvania), 1875; teacher; fruit farmer; mercantile appraiser, Columbia County (1893); school director, Catawissa Township; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1895 term and served 7 more consecutive terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House in the 1910 General election; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Treasurer (1899); chair, Democratic State Committee (1901-1902); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania Auditor General (1906); elected, State Grange master (1908-1914); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1910); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor (1914); bank director; life insurance director; vice president, Farmers’ Life Insurance Company, Syracuse, NY; died, February 14, 1920; interred, Hillside Cemetery, Catawissa, Columbia County, Pennsylvania.

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