ESHLEMAN, Edwin Duing, a Representative from Lancaster County; born in Quarryville, Lancaster County, Pa., December 4, 1920; B.S., Franklin and Marshall College, 1942; graduate study, The Pennsylvania State University and Temple University; lieutenant, United States Coast Guard Reserves (1942-1954); public school teacher (1945-1949); director, Bureau of County Audits, Pennsylvania Department of the Auditor General (1949-1955); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1957 term and served 4 consecutive terms thereafter; elected, Majority Whip (1964); elected, Minority Whip (1965-1966); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1965-1966); appointed, vice chair, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) (1965-1966); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1966); elected, United States Congress (1967-1977); not a candidate for reelection to Congress (1976); died, January 10, 1985 in the city of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; interred, Millersville Mennonite Church Cemetery, Manor Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
Personal Papers of Edwin D. Eshleman: ca. 1966-1976, LancasterHistory.org, Lancaster, Pa.
Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: Edwin D. Eshleman, Republican Representative from Pennsylvania. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.
Eshleman, Edwin D., and Robert S. Walker. Congress/The Pennsylvania Dutch Representatives 1774-1974. Lancaster, Pa.: Concorde Publishing, Inc., 1975.