02/16/1861 - 11/01/1952

VAN DYKE, William S., a Representative from Westmoreland County; born, February 16, 1861 in Amity, Washington County, Pa.; graduated, Southwestern Normal School (now Pennsylvania Western Universtiy, California), 1877; principal, West Newton Schools (5 years); cashier, West Newton Bank; elected, council, West Newton; elected, mayor, West Newton; elected, delegate, Republican State Convention; president, Van Dyke, Weimer & Taylor, banking firm; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1900; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1902); vice president, Real Estate Trust Company; vice president, Peoples-Pittsburgh Trust Company; died, November 1, 1952 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, West Newton Cemetery, West Newton, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

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