|Name||William H. Berry|
Chester, Pennsylvania , United States
|| September 09, 1852
|Died||June 19, 1928
|Last Modifed||Juan Croniqueur|
Nov 22, 2015 10:19pm
|Info||Born in Edwardsville IL in either 1851 or 1852. Served as a machinist in Buffalo NY in his early years. |
Formed the Berry Engineering Company, Chester Pa.
Mayor of Chester PA 1905
State Treasurer (PA) 1906-1908. Elected with the support of the Democratic, Prohibition, and Lincoln Party. While serving, Berry uncovered a great deal of graft in the rebuilding of the State Capitol in Harrisburg.
Collector of the Port of Philadelphia during the Wilson administration.
New York Times 6/20/1928