09/18/1904 - 03/01/1977

STROUP, Stanley G., a Representative from Bedford County; born, Somerset County, Pa., September 18, 1904; graduated, Altoona High School, 1921; graduated, Juniata College, 1925; graduate student, education, The Pennsylvania State College (now The Pennsylvania State University), 1928; graduated, University of Pittsburgh, 1938; graduated, Dickinson School of Law (now Penn State Dickinson Law), 1947; War Services Director, United States Army and Navy Radio Training Stations (1941-1946); teacher and athletic coach, Bedford and Warren High Schools; rewrite staff, Saturday Evening Post, Philadelphia; principal, Sewickley Public Schools; president, Keystone Army & Navy School; attorney, United States Department of Justice (1947-1954); partner, Livengood, Braucher & Stroup; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1954, 1956 and 1958; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1960); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (Special Election, November 5, 1960-1974); elected, Senate Majority Leader (1965-1970); elected, Senate Minority Whip (1971-1974); appointed, chair, Local Government Commission (1963-1964); appointed, Commission on Interstate Cooperation (1965-1966); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1965-1974); appointed, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (1965-1974); appointed, Special Committee to Study the Public Employee Relations Act (of 1970) (1973); delegate, Pennsylvania’s Constitutional Convention (1968); died, March 1, 1977 in Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland; interred, Schellsburg Cemetery, Schellsburg, Bedford County, Pennsylvania.

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