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Edwin Duing Eshleman
He was born in Quarryville, Pennsylvania and attended Franklin and Marshall College, receiving a B.S. in 1942. He later studied at Temple University. During World War II, he served as a lieutenant in the United States Coast Guard. After the war, he taught school then was elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives , serving from 1954 to 1966. He was elected in 1966 to the 90th Congress, representing southeastern Pennsylvania. He was re-elected to the 91st, 92nd, 93rd, and 94th Congresses, serving from January 3, 1967 to January 3, 1977. He would be succeeded in Congress by his chief of staff, Robert Smith Walker.
He lived in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where he died.
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