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William C. Slocum



Session Position District Party
1997 25 Republican
1998 25 Republican
1999 25 Republican
2000 25 Republican
 Counties   Cameron, Clearfield, Elk, Erie, Forest, Jefferson, McKean, Potter, Venango, Warren


1947 -

Early Life:

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.

Early Career:

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.

Pennsylvania Politics:

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.