AMMERMAN, Joseph Scofield, (1924 - 1993)


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AMMERMAN, Joseph Scofield, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Curwensville, Clearfield County, Pa., July 14, 1924; graduated from Curwensville High School, Curwensville, Pa., 1942; A.B., Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa., 1948; J.D., Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, Pa., 1950; United States Army, 1943-1946; lawyer, private practice; bank president; district attorney, Clearfield County, Pa., 1954-1961; United States attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1961-1963; member of the Pennsylvania state senate, 1970-1977; delegate to Democratic National Convention, 1952; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fifth Congress (January 3, 1977-January 3, 1979); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Ninety-sixth Congress in 1978; judge, court of common pleas, Clearfield County, Pa., 1986-1993; died on October 14, 1993, in Curwensville, Pa.; cremated.