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
PresidentGerald Ford
Preceded byDaniel Moynihan
Succeeded byAndrew Young
38th Governor of Pennsylvania
In office
January 15, 1963 – January 17, 1967
LieutenantRaymond Shafer
Preceded byDavid Lawrence
Succeeded byRaymond Shafer
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 10th district
In office
January 3, 1961 – January 3, 1963
Preceded byStanley Prokop
Succeeded byJoseph McDade
Personal details
Born(1917-07-19)July 19, 1917
Madison, Connecticut, U.S.
DiedJuly 28, 2013(2013-07-28) (aged 96)
Santa Barbara, California, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Mary Lowe Chamberlain
ChildrenSusan
William
Joseph
Peter
Alma materYale University
Military service
Allegiance United States
Service/branchUS Army Air Corps Hap Arnold Wings.svg United States Army Air Forces
 United States Air Force
RankCaptain

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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