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Meadville in Crawford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Raymond Philip Shafer

(1917-2006)

 
 
Raymond Philip Shafer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 20, 2011
1. Raymond Philip Shafer Marker
Inscription. Pennsylvania State Senator, 1959-63, Lieutenant Governor, 1963-67, and Governor, 1967-71. The 1874 state charter was substantially reformed at a constitutional convention during his term. He promoted improvements in welfare, transportation, education, and environment, and public sector unionization. He became counsel to Vice-President Rockefeller and chair of the US/China Committee. A World War II veteran and Allegheny College president, his first law office was here.
 
Erected 2010 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 38.281′ N, 80° 8.982′ W. Marker is in Meadville, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Marker is on Main Street (Diamond Park) north of Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Main Street splits at Diamond Park and the marker is on the right side. Marker is at or near this postal address: 911 Diamond Park, Meadville PA 16335, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Crawford County (within shouting distance of this marker); Unitarian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Chamber of Commerce (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Birthplace of the Direct Primary
Raymond Philip Shafer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 20, 2011
2. Raymond Philip Shafer Marker
(about 300 feet away); First Christian Church (about 600 feet away); The Spirella Company (about 800 feet away); Roddy Law Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Meadville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Raymond P. Shafer. Allegheny's Governor of Pennsylvania (Submitted on March 22, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. Governor Raymond Philip Shafer. Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (Submitted on March 22, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

3. Raymond Philip Shafer at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on April 15, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Raymond Philip Shafer, Governor of Pennsylvania, 1967-1971 image. Click for full size.
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3. Raymond Philip Shafer, Governor of Pennsylvania, 1967-1971
Courtesy of the Allegheny College Archives, Wayne and Sally Merrick Historic Archival Center, Pelletier Library, Allegheny College
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 611 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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