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CLINGER, William Floyd, Jr., a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Warren, Warren County, Pa., April 4,
1929; attended the public schools of Warren; graduated from The Hill School, Pottstown, Pa., 1947;
B.A., The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md., 1951; LL.B., University of Virginia,
Charlottesville, Va., 1965; United States Navy, lieutenant, 1951-1955; associated with the New
Process Co., Warren, Pa., 1955-1962; admitted to the Pennsylvania bar in 1965; lawyer, private
practice; delegate, Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1967-1968; delegate, Republican
National Convention, 1972; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-sixth and to the eight succeeding
Congresses (January 3, 1979-January 3, 1997); chairman, Committee on Government Reform and
Oversight (One Hundred Fourth Congress); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred
Fifth Congress in 1996.