LUKENS, Donald Edgar, (1931 - 2010)

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

LUKENS, Donald Edgar, a Representative from Ohio; born in Harveysburg, Warren County, Ohio, February 11, 1931; attended grade school in Harveysburg and graduated from Waynesville, Ohio, high school; B.A., Ohio State University, Colombus, Ohio, 1954; attended University of Maryland, College Park, Md., 1955-1956; United States Air Force, 1964-1960; United States Air Force Reserve, 1971-1983; minority counsel, House Committee on Rules, 1961; elected as a Republican to the Ninetieth and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 1967-January 3, 1971); was not a candidate for reelection in 1970 but was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination for Governor of Ohio; member of the Ohio state senate, 1971-1986; elected to the One Hundredth and to the succeeding Congress until his resignation on October 24, 1990 (January 3, 1987-October 24, 1990); died in Dallas, Dallas County, Tex., May 22, 2010.