Clyde R Dengler
Born on May 10, 1899, the son of Elmer D. and Sally Reifsnyder Dengler of Fleetwood, Delaware County, Clyde Dengler was educated in Fleetwood public schools; University of Pennsylvania (B.A.) 1925; graduate studies at New York University and Juliard Graduate School; and received a doctorate from Philadelphia Conservatory of Music. He was served with SATC, Albright College (Myerstown, PA.); Director of Music, Upper Darby School District; member, State Education Association; National Education Association , Music Educators National Conference; past president Upper Darby Lions Club, 1945; past president, Upper Darby Forum, 1955; appeared in one of the first television programs, WFIL, 1950; author, “Read This and Sing;” elected to the state House of Representatives, 1957-1966; state Senate, 1969-1974; married Pauline W. Waters. He died on August 14, 1992.