05/04/1834 - 12/26/1895

McCONNELL, William Wirt, a Representative from Chester County; born, May 4, 1834 in Honey Brook Township, Chester County, Pa.; attended, Howard Academy, Chester County; served, commissary department (Civil War); employed, rolling mill; engaged in mercantile business; proprietor, hardware store; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1886 and 1888; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1890); director, Chester County Trust Company; died, December 26, 1895 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Honey Brook Presbyterian Cemetery, Honey Brook, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

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