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William David Blakeslee Ainey
Birth: Apr. 8, 1864
Death: Sep. 4, 1932

U.S. Congressman. Born in New Milford, Pennsylvania, he graduated from Lehigh University, in 1887, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1887 and practiced law in Montrose, Pennsylvania. He organized Company G of the Pennsylvania National Guard, serving as its Captain, (1889-94) and was District Attorney for Susquehanna County, (1890-96). In 1911, he was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-second Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of George W. Kipp and reelected to the Sixty-third Congress, serving until 1915. While in office he was a delegate to the International Parliamentary Union for International Peace at Switzerland, in 1912 and president of the Japanese-American group of interparliamentarians in 1914. He was chairman of the Pennsylvania Fuel Commission in 1922, president of the National Association of Railroad and Utilities Commissioners in 1924 and chairman of the Public Service Commission of Pennsylvania, (1917-27). He died at age 68 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Emma E. Lyons Ainey (1863 - 1922)*
 
 Children:
  Kathleen Eliza Ainey (1891 - 1968)*
  William Theodore Ainey (1896 - 1897)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Montrose Cemetery
Montrose
Susquehanna County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 27, 2005
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