William C. "Bill" Slocum (R), born in 1947, in Franklin, son of William C. and Dorothy Shaffstall; Youngsville High School, 1965; University of Pittsburgh (B.A.), business management, 1993; married Connie Lind; 2 sons.
Youngsville borough manager, public works supervisor; president, Warren-Erie Counties American Legion Baseball League, Brokenstraw Valley Jaycees; past regional vice-president, Pa. Jaycees; vice-president, Warren Area Chapter Pa. Sports Hall of Fame, Warren County Development Association; vice-chair, Warren County Solid Waste Authority; board member, Warren County Chamber of Commerce; member, Sons of America Legion Squad #658, Stillwater Lodge #547 (officer), Consistory of the Valley of Coudersport, Zem Zem Temple of Erie, Saron Lutheran Church.
Brokenstraw Grange #407 Community Service Award- 1991, Pa. Landowners’ Association Senator of the Year- 1998.
Elected to Pa. Senate 1996; chair, Agricultural & Rural Affairs Committee, Majority Policy Committee Taskforce on Workforce Development; member, Appropriations, Community & Economic Development, Game & Fisheries, Local Government, Hardwoods Development Council; left office June 1, 2000.
Cited: Pennsylvania Manual, Biographies of Members of the Senate, pg. 3-21; Volume 114, December, 1999.