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Pennsylvania State Senate

D Elmer Hawbaker


Session Year Position District Party
1961 33 Republican
1963 33 Republican
1965 33 Republican
1967 33 Republican
1969 33 Republican
1971 33 Republican
 Counties   Adams, Blair, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Mifflin


1916 - 1994

Of Mercersburg, Franklin County, Senator Hawbaker was born in Mercersburg, November 30, 1916, the son of Daniel M and Alda  B. (Hege) Hawbaker; attended public schools in Peters Township; Chambersburg Business College; and pursued the vocation of dairy farmer. Elmer served as a Corporal in WWII with the U.S. Army Air Force, 1943-1946. He was a member of the Pennsylvania Farmers Association; American Legion; VFW; and served in the state Senate, 1961-1972. The Senator married Blanche A. Highlands and died on November 27, 1994.