BIESTER, Edward George, Jr., a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Trevose, Bucks County,
Pa., January 5, 1931; attended Doylestown public schools; graduated from the
George School, Newtown, Pa., 1948; B.A., Wesleyan University, 1952; D.L.,
Temple University School of Law , 1955; admitted to Pennsylvania bar in 1956;
assistant district attorney, Bucks County, 1958-1964; elected as a Republican
to the Ninetieth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1967-January
3, 1977); was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-fifth Congress in
1976; attorney general, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1979-1980; judge, court
of common pleas of Bucks County, seventh judicial district, 1980 to 2006;
member, Office of Military Commissions, Department of Defense, 2003 to present;
is a resident of Furlong, Pa.
BibliographyRalph Nader Congress Project.
Citizens Look at Congress: Edward G. Biester, Jr., Republican
Representative from Pennsylvania. Washington, D. C.: Grossman