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James Dorman WEAVER

(1920-2003)

WEAVER, James Dorman, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Erie, Pa., September 27, 1920; attended the public schools, Erie Conservatory of Music, and Syracuse (N.Y.) University, 1938-1941; graduated from the Medical School of the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia in 1944; while a student, worked on farms in Erie County and also as a musician with orchestras; entered the United States Army Medical Corps in 1946 and served as a captain and as commanding officer and chief of surgery, Three Hundred and Eighty-third Station Hospital, Ascom City, Korea, 1947-1948; engaged in the practice of medicine in Erie, Pa., 1948-1962; Pennsylvania delegate to White House Conference on Aging in 1961; medical administrator, Pennsylvania Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, 1960-1962; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-eighth Congress (January 3, 1963-January 3, 1965); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1964 to the Eighty-ninth Congress; active duty, United States Air Force, 1965-1983; died on November 15, 2003, in Sterling, Va.

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

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