Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
ESHLEMAN, Edwin Duing (1920-1985)

ESHLEMAN, EDWIN DUING, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Quarryville, Lancaster County, Pa., December 4, 1920; Franklin and Marshall College, B.S., 1942; graduate work in political science at Temple University; lieutenant, United States Coast Guard in the Second World War; public school teacher; member, Pennsylvania State house of representatives, 1954-1966; elected as a Republican to the Ninetieth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1967-January 3, 1977); was not a candidate for reelection in 1976 to the Ninety-fifth Congress; was a resident of Lancaster, Pa., until his death there January 10, 1985; interment in Millersville Mennonite Cemetery, Manor Township, Millersville, Pa.

Lancaster County Historical Society
Lancaster, PA
Papers: ca. 1966-1976. 60 feet.
Personal, business, and congressional papers and correspondence, including press releases and materials relating to Watergate, President Nixon, and impeachment; legislation; Department of Defense; Veterans Affairs and jobs; issues concerning Pennsylvania; and independent federal agencies. Restricted until after the death of Mrs. Eshelman.

  • Eshleman, Edwin D., and Robert S. Walker. Congress/The Pennsylvania Dutch Representatives 1774-1974. Lancaster, Pa.: Concorde Publishing, Inc., 1975. \
  • Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: Edwin D. Eshleman, Republican Representative from Pennsylvania. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.