Paul Clymer
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Paul Clymer

Republican

American politician

West Rockhill, Pennsylvania
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Paul Clymer

American politician
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84
Years of Age
33
Years of Experience
PAResidence (state)

Paul Irvin Clymer (born July 8, 1937) was a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, where he represented the 145th Legislative District in Bucks County. First elected in 1980, he served in the seat until January 6, 2015. After high school, Clymer attended Muhlenberg College, where he served in the ROTC and earned a degree in Economics in 1959. Following graduation from college, he spent four years in the U.S. Army on active duty. Clymer worked as a credit manager at Lankenau Hospital between leaving active military service and his election to the House. Clymer served as chairman of the House Education Committee. He was also a member of the House Gaming Oversight Committee and has been an outspoken critic of the legalization of gambling in the state, urging for more regulation in the industry. In January 2010, Clymer announced that he would not seek re-election in the November 2010 election. However, the next week, he reconsidered and said he would run for re-election.Clymer announced in January 2014 that he would not be running for re-election in the Fall of 2014.

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Experience

Education

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Muhlenberg College
BA Economics
1959

Past Positions

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Representative
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives
1981 - 2014
Served
United States Army Reserve
1962 - 1964
Served
United States Army
1960 - 1962
Credit Manager
Lankenau Hospital, Philadelphia
Experience
Former Judge of Elections

Other Experience

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Member
Quakertown Historical Society
Member
Post No. 280, Hartzell-Crouthamel, American Legion
Member
Perkasie Historical Society
Member
Paletown Rod and Gun Club
Member
Haycock Historical Society
Member
Richland Historical Society
Chair
Pennsylvania Monuments at Gettysburg Restoration Committee
1998 - 2000
Chair
Capitol Preservation Committee
1997 - Current
President
21st Ward Community Council
1967 - 1969
Former Chair
State Government Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Former Member
Republican Committee