GOODLING, William Franklin

GOODLING, William Franklin
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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GOODLING, William Franklin, (son of George Atlee Goodling), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Loganville, York County, Pa., December 5, 1927; graduated from William Penn High School, York, Pa., 1945; B.S., University of Maryland, College Park, Md., 1953; M.Ed., Western Maryland College (now McDaniel College), Westminster, Md., 1957; doctoral studies at the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pa., 1958-1963; held various teaching and administrative positions throughout the state of Pennsylvania; United States Army, 1946-1948; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-fourth and to the twelve succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 2001); chairman, Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities (One Hundred Fourth Congress); chairman, Committee on Education and the Workforce (One Hundred Fifth and One Hundred Sixth Congresses); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Seventh Congress in 2000; died on September 17, 2017, in York, Pa.

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

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External Research Collections

Pennsylvania State University
Historical Collections and Labor Archives, University Libraries

University Park, PA
Papers: 1970-2000, 413.2 cubic feet. The William F. Goodling Collection consists of professional and personal papers and photographs covering Goodling's campaigns, civic duties, award presentations, introduction and signing of bills, committee responsibilities, and other congressional duties.

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

Norman, OK
Sound Tape Reels: 1974-1980, 3 commercials on 2 sound tape reels. The commercials used during the campaigns of William Goodling for the 1974 and 1980 U.S. congressional elections in Pennsylvania, Republican Party.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Goodling, William F. "The Disarming of Citizens." In The Case Against the Reckless Congress, edited by Marjorie Holt, 69-76. Ottawa, Ill.: Green Hill Publishers, 1976.

___. "Welfare Reform: Hope!" In Can You Afford This House?, edited by David Treen, 219-28. Ottawa, Ill.: Green Hill Books, 1978.

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