05/19/1855 - 02/15/1917

KEYSER, William Henry, Sr., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, May 19, 1855 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; clerk, Leary’s Bookstore; proprietor, William H. Keyser & Co., wholesale school book dealer; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1884; reelected to serve 7 more consecutive terms; resigned from the House, January 28, 1901; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (February 19, 1901-1912); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1913, Special Election); died, February 15, 1917 in Wynnewood, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; interred, West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. 

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