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  Sittler, Edward L.
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AffiliationRepublican   
NameEdward L. Sittler
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Uniontown, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born April 21, 1908
DiedDecember 26, 1978 (70 years)
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifedChronicler
Feb 26, 2007 06:11pm
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InfoSITTLER, Edward Lewis, Jr., a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., April 21, 1908; moved with his parents to Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa., in August 1908; attended the public schools; A.B., Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 1930; salesman for an ice cream company 1931-1937; elected to the Uniontown School Board in 1934 and served as president of the board in 1936 and 1937; became field underwriter for Mutual Life Insurance Co. of New York in 1937; enlisted as a private in the United States Army in February 1943 and served in the Ordnance Department in the European Theater until released to the Inactive Reserve as a captain in August 1946; mayor of Uniontown 1948-1951; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-second Congress (January 3, 1951-January 3, 1953); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1952 to the Eighty-third Congress; resumed insurance business; served as Republican State committeeman for Fayette County, 1960-1972; minority Fayette County Commissioner, 1968-1971; resided in Uniontown, Pa., until his death in Pittsburgh, Pa., December 26, 1978; interment in Sylvan Heights Cemetery, Uniontown, Pa.

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