12/04/1911 - 03/08/1984

HILL, Sherman L., a Representative from Lancaster County; born in Manor Township, Lancaster County, Pa., December 4, 1911; graduated, Penn Manor High School; attended, Millersville State Teachers College (now Millersville University of Pennsylvania); attended, Temple University; Civilian Defense, Auxiliary Police (World War II); partner, restaurant and confectionary business (1933-1954); executive director, Boys’ Club of Lancaster (1944-1968); director of community relations, Boys’ Club of Lancaster (1968-1970); appointed, Pennsylvania Governor’s Advisory Commission for Children and Youth (1963-1968); appointed, National Emergency Commission on Crime and Delinquency (1967); appointed, Pennsylvania State Board of Public Welfare; division chair, Lancaster County Republican Finance Committee; co-organizer, Young Republicans of Lancaster County; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1965 term; reelected to serve 4 more consecutive terms; appointed, Special Committee to Review Juvenile Unrest and Gang Wars in the Philadelphia Area (1973-1974); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1976); chair, Lancaster County Republican Committee (1976-1977); gubernatorial appointee, State Ethics Commission (1983-1984); died, March 8, 1984 in Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; interred, Millersville Mennonite Cemetery, Millersville, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

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