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Pennsylvania State Senate

Douglas Hemphill Elliott



Session Position District Party
1957-1958 33 Republican
1959 33 Republican
1960 33 Republican
 Counties   Adams, Franklin


1921 - 1960

Doug Elliott was born in Philadelphia, Pa., June 3, 1921; attended public schools in Philadelphia; graduated from Haverford School in 1938; attended the University of Virginia at Charlottesville, 1938-1940; served in the United States Navy from 1941 until discharged as a chief petty officer in 1945; worked for insurance companies, 1945-1952; director of public relations of the Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, Pa., 1950-1952; vice president of Wilson College, Chambersburg, Pa., 1952-1960; elected in November 1956 to the state Senate and served until elected to Congress, January 1960 until his death in Horse Valley, Franklin County, Pa., June 19, 1960, age 39. He was interred in Falling Spring Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Chambersburg, Pa.
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