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George Atlee GOODLING

(1896-1982)

GOODLING, George Atlee, (father of William Franklin Goodling), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Loganville, York County, Pa., September 26, 1896; attended the public schools, York Collegiate Institute, and Bellefont Academy; Pennsylvania State University, B.S. 1921; served as a seaman, second class in the United States Navy from March 1918 to December 1918; operator of a fruit farm near Loganville, Pa.; director of a bank, motor club, and insurance company; served in the State house of representatives, 1943-1957; school director, 1933-1961; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-seventh and Eighty-eighth Congresses (January 3, 1961-January 3, 1965); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1964 to the Eighty-ninth Congress; elected to the Ninetieth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1967-January 3, 1975); was not a candidate for reelection in 1974 to the Ninety-fourth Congress; resided in Loganville, Pa. until his death in York, Pa. on October 17, 1982; interment at Emmanuel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Loganville, Pa.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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