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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1931-1932 Republican
 Counties   Lancaster


05/17/1897 - 06/29/1992

STRICKLER, Daniel Bursk, a Representative from Lancaster County; born in Columbia, Lancaster County, Pa., May 17, 1897; graduated, Columbia High School, 1916; graduated, Cornell University; graduated, Cornell University Law School, 1922; general (3-star), Pennsylvania National Guard (1916-1959; Mexican Border Campaign; World War I; World War II, Omaha Beach, Battle of the Bulge; Korean War, commanding general, 28th Division: Bronze Star, Silver Star with Oak Leaf Cluster, Legion of Merit and Combat Infantry Badge recipient); lawyer; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1931 term; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House for the 1933 term; commissioner of police, city of Lancaster (1932); appointed, solicitor, Lancaster County (1933-1942); elected, Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania (1947-1950); assistant chief of staff, United Nations Far East Command, 1955-1957; delegate, Pennsylvania’s Constitutional Convention (1968); died, June 29, 1992 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; interred, Woodward Hill Cemetery, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Archival Collections

Daniel B. Strickler Collection, State Archives of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg.
Lt. General Daniel B. Strickler Collection, 1916-1993. LancasterHistory.org, Lancaster, Pa.


Strickler, Daniel Bursk.  Daniel B. Strickler, World War I Diary.  n.p.  n.d.
Strickler, Major General Daniel B.  Roll on 28th:  Twenty-eight Infantry Division United States Army, Camp Atterbury, Indiana Pictorial Review, 1950-1951.  n.p.  1951

Strickler, Daniel Bursk.  The Memoirs of Lieutenant Governor, Lieutenant General Daniel Bursk Strickler.  Lititz, PA: Forry & Hacker, 1972
Strickler, Daniel Bursk.  Coming of Age in Columbia.  n.p.  1981.