01/31/1934 - 04/14/2020

PURNELL, Karl H., a Representative from Union County; born in Lewisburg, Union County, Pa., January 31, 1934; attended, College Jean-de-Brebeuf, Montreal; attended, Phillips Academy, Andover, Ma.; B.A., English, Harvard University, 1956; M.A., University of Pennsylvania; member, Young Republicans of Pennsylvania; news reporter, Harrisburg Patriot-News; publisher and editor, Union County Journal; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1963 and 1965 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1967 term; newspaper reporter; founder, Teach the World Online; director, National Historic Theatre of Mifflinburg; died, April 14, 2020 in Pennsylvania.  


Purnell, Karl H.  Winning Hearts in Vietnam.  Asheville, NC: Black Mountain Press, 1967.
Purnell, Karl H.  A Mountain Too Far.  Far Hills, NJ: New Horizon Press, 2001.
Purnell, Karl H.  First Love, Second Fire.  Heritage Press, 2005.
Purnell, Harl H.  The Doctress: A Novel.  Sangha Books, 2006.
Purnell, Karl H.  The Swedish Librarian.  Sangha Books, 2007.
Purnell, Karl H.  Deliberate Lies.  Elegant Solutions Software and Publishing Company, LLC.

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