Noah W. Wenger (R), born October 1934, in New Holland, son of Hettie Weaver Wenger and the late Elam Z. Wenger; Lancaster County Public School; married Barbara Ann Bundrick; 3 daughters: Nancy, Brenda, Pamela; 5 grandchildren.
Farmer; director, Ephrata National Bank; Chesapeake Bay Commission; charter member, Pa. Agricultural Republican Committee; member, Pa. Farm Bureau, Ephrata Young Farmers, Reinholds Lions Club, Stevens & Showneck Fire Company, Pa. Poultry Federation, North Lancaster County Sportsmen’s Association, various Masonic organizations; Evangelical Assembly of God.
County Commission Association President’s Award, Pa. Federation of Museums & Historical Organizations President’s Award, Lancaster County Conservancy Conservation Partnership Award, American Farmland Trust Agricultural Conservation Award, Pa. Association of Conservation Districts Legislator of the Year, Pa. Fireman’s Legislative Federation James M. Baird Jr. Memorial Award, and a number of other awards.
Pa. House of Representatives, 1977-82; elected to Pa. Senate 1982; Majority Caucus Chair 1988-92, 1994-2006; Republican Caucus Secretary 1993-1994; vice-chair, Agricultural & Rural Affairs Committee; member, Appropriations, Banking, & Insurance, Joint State Government, Rules & Executive Nominations, Labor & Industry, State Government, Legislative Audit Advisory, Executive Committees; left office November 30, 2006.
Cited: Pennsylvania Manual, Biographies of Members of the Senate, pg. 3-23; Volume 114, December 1999. Pennsylvania Manual, Biographies of Members of the Senate, pg. 3-22; Volume 115, December 2001.