WARE, John H., 3rd (1908-1997)

WARE, JOHN H., 3RD, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Vineland, Cumberland County, N.J., August 29, 1908; attended the public schools in Oxford, Pa., and Miami, Fla.; B.S., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa., 1930; public utility executive; burgess, borough of Oxford, Pa., 1956-1960; member of the Pennsylvania state senate, 1961-1970; chairman, Pennsylvania Republican finance committee; trustee, Lincoln University and University of Pennsylvania; elected simultaneously as a Republican to the Ninety-first and to the Ninety-second Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative George Robert Watkins, and reelected to the Ninety-third Congress (November 3, 1970-January 3, 1975); was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-fourth Congress in 1974; died in West Lampeter Township, Pa., July 29, 1997; interment in Oxford Cemetery, Oxford, Chester County, Pa.

University of Virginia
The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
Charlottesville, VA
Papers: In the Hugh Scott Papers (part 3), 1925-1983, approximately 146,200 items.
Correspondents include John H. Ware, 3rd.

  • Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: John Ware, 3d, Republican Representative from Pennsylvania. Washington, D. C.; Grossman Publishers, 1972.