09/12/1915 - 05/09/2008

CLARK, M. Rita, a Representative from Cambria County; born in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., September 12, 1915; graduated, Johnstown Catholic High School (now Bishop McCort High School), 1933; attended, College of St. Francis (now University of St. Francis), Il., 1934-1935; B.S., English and social studies, State Teachers College in Lock Haven (now Commonwealth University of Pennsylvania), 1937; teaching certificate, University of Pittsburgh, 1938; elementary school teacher; business owner, Clark’s Dairy Store; elected, council, Johnstown (1973-1979); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1979 term; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1980); appointed, Governor’s Commission for Women (1981-1982); appointed, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (1985-1990); died, May 9, 2008 in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania; interred, Grandview Cemetery, Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania.

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