David Elmer Hawbaker (R33) Adams and Huntingdon Counties 1961-1966 (R33) Blair (Part), Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Mifflin Counties 1967-1972
David Elmer Hawbaker, born November 30, 1916, Mercersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania; son of Daniel M and Alda B. Hege Hawbaker; Peters Township, public school education; Chambersburg Business College; engaged, dairy farming; Corporal, United States Army Air Force, WWII, 1943-1946; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1961-1972; married Blanche A. Highlands, 1941; married, Betty Lou Carver Hawbaker, children, David E., Barbara Goldthwait; Pennsylvania state director, Farmers Home Administration; director, Pennsylvania Bureau of Food and Chemistry; died, November 27, 1994, from injuries suffered, September 24, 1994, auto accident, York Hospital, York, York County, Pennsylvania; interment, Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania.
Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:
President, Franklin County Farmers Association; member, Franklin County Mercersburg Rotary; Mercersburg American Legion, Mercersburg Veterans of Foreign Wars; Mercersburg Sportsmen Association, Mount Pisgah Masonic Lodge, Greencastle; council member, Sunday school superintendent, Saint John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mercersburg.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 33rd district, Adams and Franklin Counties, 1961-1966. Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 33rd district, Blair (Part), Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Mifflin Counties, 1967-1972.
Pennsylvania State director, Farmers Home Administration under the Reagan administration.
Director, Pennsylvania Bureau of Food and Chemistry.
Patriot-News, The (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) Tuesday, November 29, 1994.