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GUS YATRON


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1957-1958 Representative Democrat
1959 Representative Democrat
1960 Representative Democrat
 Counties   Berks

Biography

10/16/1927 - 03/13/2003

YATRON, Constantine G., "Gus," a Representative from Berks County; born in Reading, Berks County, Pa., October 16, 1927; graduated, Reading High School, 1946; B.A., Kutztown State Teachers College (now Kutztown University of Pennsylvania), 1950; professional boxer; founder, Yatron Ice Cream; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1957 and 1959 terms; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1961-1968); elected, United States Congress (1969-1993); not a candidate for reelection to Congress (1992); died, March 13, 2003 in Fairfax Station, Fairfax County, Virginia; interred, Charles Evans Cemetery, Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.



Archival Collections

University of Oklahoma, The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication, Norman, Ok.

 

Bibliography

Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: Gus Yatron, Democratic Representative from Pennsylvania. Washington, D.C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.



After 3 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, GUS YATRON went on to serve in congress