William Scranton

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William Scranton
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United States Ambassador to the United Nations
In office
March 15, 1976 – January 19, 1977
President Gerald Ford
Preceded by Daniel Moynihan
Succeeded by Andrew Young
38th Governor of Pennsylvania
In office
January 15, 1963 – January 17, 1967
Lieutenant Raymond Shafer
Preceded by David Lawrence
Succeeded by Raymond Shafer
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 10th district
In office
January 3, 1961 – January 3, 1963
Preceded by Stanley Prokop
Succeeded by Joseph McDade
Personal details
Born (1917-07-19)July 19, 1917
Madison, Connecticut, U.S.
Died July 28, 2013(2013-07-28) (aged 96)
Santa Barbara, California, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Mary Lowe Chamberlain
Children Susan
Alma mater Yale University
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch US Army Air Corps Hap Arnold Wings.svg United States Army Air Forces
 United States Air Force
Rank Captain

William Warren Scranton (July 19, 1917 – July 28, 2013) was an American Republican Party politician.

Scranton served as the 38th Governor of Pennsylvania from 1963 to 1967. From 1976 to 1977, he served as United States Ambassador to the United Nations.

Scranton was born on July 19, 1917 in Madison, Connecticut. He studied at Yale University. Scranton was married to Mary Lowe Chamberlain. They had four children. Scranton died on July 28, 2013 in Santa Barbara, California from a cerebral hemorrhage, aged 96.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Former Governor William W. Scranton dies in California". The Times-Tribune. 29 July 2013. Retrieved 29 July 2013. 
  2. Field, Nick (29 July 2013). "Former Governor William Scranton Dies at 96". PoliticsPA. Retrieved 29 July 2013. 

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