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  Stauffer, S. Walter
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AffiliationRepublican  
  1953-01-01  
 
NameS. Walter Stauffer
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York, Pennsylvania , United States
EmailNone
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Born August 13, 1888
DiedSeptember 26, 1975 (87 years)
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifedRBH
Jan 04, 2015 04:45pm
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InfoSTAUFFER, Simon Walter, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Walkersville, Frederick County, Md., August 13, 1888; attended the public schools; attended Conway Hall, Carlisle, Pa., in 1906 and 1907; graduated from Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa., in 1912; moved to York, Pa., in 1915; engaged in the manufacture of lime, crushed stone, and refractory dolomite 1916-1936; trustee of Dickinson College from 1930 until his death; president of National Lime Association, Washington, D.C., 1936-1946; chairman of York City Housing Authority 1949-1952; vice president and chairman of executive committee, York County Gas Co., 1950-1960; owner of a large tract of woodland and engaged in timbering operations 1947-1960; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-third Congress (January 3, 1953-January 3, 1955); was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1954 to the Eighty-fourth Congress; elected to the Eighty-fifth Congress (January 3, 1957-January 3, 1959); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1958 to the Eighty-sixth Congress; resided in York, Pa., where he died September 26, 1975; interment in Prospect Hill Cemetery.

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  11/04/1958 PA - District 19 Lost 48.53% (-2.93%)
  11/06/1956 PA - District 19 Won 53.82% (+7.64%)
  04/24/1956 PA District 19 - R Primary Won 40.13% (+8.10%)
  11/02/1954 PA - District 19 Lost 48.97% (-2.07%)
  11/04/1952 PA - District 19 Won 52.27% (+4.55%)
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