Sessions Office Position District Party
1971 Representative 191 Democrat
1972 Representative 191 Democrat
1973 Representative 191 Democrat
1974 Representative 191 Democrat
1977 Representative 191 Democrat
1978 Representative 191 Democrat
1979 Representative 191 Democrat
1980 Representative 191 Democrat
1981 Representative 191 Democrat
1982 Representative 191 Democrat
Counties Philadelphia


04/14/1931 - 01/07/2010

WILLIAMS, Hardy, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 14, 1931; graduated, West Philadelphia High School; attended, Cheyney Training School for Teachers (now, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania); A.B., The Pennsylvania State University; LL.B., University of Pennsylvania; lieutenant, United States Army (1952-1954, Korean War); lawyer; assistant city solicitor, Philadelphia (1962-1968); unsuccessful campaign for city council, Philadelphia (1965); unsuccessful campaign, mayor, Philadelphia (1971); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1971 term and reelected to the 1973, 1977, 1979 and 1981 terms; appointed, Special Committee to Review Juvenile Unrest and Gang Wars in the Philadelphia Area (1973-1974); unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1980); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1983-1998); appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing (1983-1986); appointed, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (1983-1988); not a candidate for reelection, State Senate (1998); died on January 7, 2010 in West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania; interred, Beverly National Cemetery, Beverly, Burlington County, New Jersey.

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