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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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1874.
 
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. Main Street splits at Diamond Park and the marker is on the right side. Touch for map. Marker
Raymond Philip Shafer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 20, 2011
2. Raymond Philip Shafer Marker
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is at or near this postal address: 911 Diamond Park, Meadville PA 16335, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Col. William Crawford (within shouting distance of this marker); Dedicated to All Veterans… (within shouting distance of this marker); War Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Crawford County (within shouting distance of this marker); The Promenade de Fismes (within shouting distance of this marker); Bicentennial (within shouting distance of this marker); Crawford County's Tribute to Her Loyal Sons (within shouting distance of this marker); Unitarian Church (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map 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 Richmond, Virginia.) 

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

3. Raymond Philip Shafer at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on April 15, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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 was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 743 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on July 27, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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