03/26/1934 -

SCHULER, Jere W., a Representative from Lancaster County; born in the city of  Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa., March 26, 1934; graduated, J.P. McCaskey High School, 1952; B.S., Millersville State Teachers College (now Millersville University of Pennsylvania), 1956; M.Ed., Temple University, 1962; attended, Westminster College, 1965; attended, Widener University, 1967; attended, University of Pennsylvania, 1968; served, United States Army Reserves (1956-1962); teacher, Lampeter-Strasburg School District (26 years); administrative assistant, Republican County Chairman (1965-1967); chair, East Lampeter Township Planning Commission (1970-1973); chair, West Lampeter Township Planning Commission (1975-1977); secretary and treasurer, board of supervisors, West Lampeter Township (1977-1982); vice chair, Education, Lancaster County Republican Committee (1979-1982); secretary, Inter-Municipal Government Commission (1979-1982); vice president, Township Supervisors Association of Lancaster County (1980-1982); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1982; served 9 more consecutive terms; appointed, chair, Select Committee to Study Business Activities of Nonprofits (1987-1988); appointed, Select Committee to Study Autism in the Commonwealth (1988); appointed, board, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) (1989-2002); appointed, Select Committee to Study the Feasibility of a Harrisburg University (1990); appointed, Task Force on Higher Education Funding (1994); not a candidate for reelection to the House (2002).


Archival Collections

Jere Schuler Collection, Archives & Special Collections, Millersville University Library, Millersville University.


Oral History

Rep. Jere Schuler Oral History, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives (June 20, 2006)


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