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William Louis PFEIFFER

(1907-1985)

PFEIFFER, William Louis, a Representative from New York; born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., May 29, 1907; attended the public schools and graduated from Tech High School; timekeeper, American Radiator Co.; studied accounting; chief aide to New York State Republican Congressional Committee in 1938; member of New York State journal clerk’s staff in 1939 and 1940; secretary of Erie County New York Republican committee in 1941 and 1942; county personnel officer of Erie County Board of Supervisors in 1942 and 1943; executive assistant to New York State comptroller 1943-1946; deputy comptroller of New York State 1946-1948; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-first Congress (January 3, 1949-January 3, 1951); was not a candidate for renomination in 1950; chairman of New York State Republican committee 1949-1953; director and chairman of the executive committee, Bank of North America, New York City, 1952-1966; Albany Savings Bank, trustee, 1955-1982, president, 1967-1971, chairman and chief executive officer, 1971-1975; manager of the gubernatorial campaigns of Nelson Rockefeller, 1962 and 1966; was a resident of Kattskill Bay, N.Y., until his death in Glens Falls, N.Y., on July 22, 1985; interment in Pineview Cemetery, Glens Falls, N.Y.

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

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