WORTLEY, George Cornelius, (1926 - 2014)


WORTLEY, George Cornelius, a Representative from New York; born in Syracuse, N.Y., December 8, 1926; attended St. Lucy’s Academy, Syracuse; graduated from Tully Central School, Tully, N.Y., 1944; B.S., Syracuse University, 1948; attended Kings Point Academy, 1945-1946; cadet midshipman, MMR-USNR, 1945-1946; president of publishing company; publisher-editor, Eagle Bulletin; director, Bank of New York (central region); director, Wortley Drug Store, Inc.; National Editorial Foundation, president, 1968-1973; New York Press Association, president, 1966; National Commission on Historical Publications and Records, 1977-1980; director, Greater Syracuse Chamber of Commerce, 1979-1982; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-seventh and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1981-January 3, 1989); was not a candidate for renomination in 1988 to the One Hundred First Congress; died in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on January 21, 2014; interred in Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C.