Former Ohio legislator George Terwilleger dies | People
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, WARREN COUNTY, OH (FOX19) – Former State Representative George Terwilleger died Sunday at age 71 at Hospice of Cincinnati after a long illness.
Terwilleger was born February 3rd 1941 in Cozaddale, Ohio to Charles and Myrtle Terwilleger. He was married to Jacqualine Johnson of Glen Hayes, West Virginia on April 8th 1962. He was the father of DeWayne Terwilleger (Robyn) of Harlan Township, DeLanna Terwilleger-Oeder (Craig)and DeAnna Mengle (David) of Hamilton Township. He had 6 grandchildren and , Carl Oeder, Sam Mengle, Corenna Oeder, Cordell Oeder, Dawson Terwilleger, and Corissa Oeder. He had 4 Step-Grandchildren, Dacey Dickerson, Lonnie Dickerson, Kaila Partin, and Hannah Partin, and had 3 Great-Grandchildren, Michael Dickerson, Erin Dickerson, and Matthew Dickerson.
Terwilleger started working in 8th grade. He earned had a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, attending Xavier University and the University of Cincinnati. Terwilleger served his country in the National Guard. He also served on the boards of many civic organizations and was a member of many more. Mr. Terwilleger was a member of the Masonic lodge and received his Masonic 33rd degree.
He served for 32 years as a public servant starting at the Township Trustee and continuing to Township Clerk, County Commissioner, and finishing his career as State Representative. Terwilleger represented the 2nd District from 1993 to 2000.
His family is requesting that memorial contributions be directed to the Hamilton Township Park System, PO Box 699, Maineville, Ohio 45039.
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