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YATRON, Gus, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Reading, Berks County, Pa., October 16, 1927; graduated from Reading High School, Reading, Pa., 1946; graduated from Kutztown State Teachers College, Kutztown, Pa., 1950; member of the Reading School Board, Reading, Pa., 1955-1961; member of the Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1956-1960; member of the Pennsylvania state senate, 1960-1968; businessman; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-first and to the eleven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1969-January 3, 1993); was not a candidate for renomination to the One Hundred Third Congress in 1992; died on March 13, 2003, in Fairfax Station, Va.; interment in Charles Evans Cemetery, Reading, Berks County, Pa.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

New York University Archives
Bobst Library

New York, NY
Papers: In the John Brademas Congressional Papers, ca. 1948-1981, 229.5 linear feet. Persons represented include Gus Yatron. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication

Norman, OK
Videocassettes: 1982-1990, 8 commercials on 3 videocassettes. The commercials were used during Gus Yatron's campaigns for the 1982, 1988, and 1990 U.S. congressional elections in District 6 of Pennsylvania, Democratic Party.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: Gus Yatron, Democratic Representative from Pennsylvania. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.

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