Member Biography

Clarence David Becker 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1941-1942       17 Republican
1943-1944       17 Republican
1945-1946       17 Republican
1947-1948       17 Republican

COUNTIES: Lancaster, Lebanon  


01/01/1892 - 08/27/1947

Clarence David Becker (R17) Lancaster (Part) and Lebanon Counties 1941-1947

Early Life:

Clarence David Becker, born January 1, 1892, Millbach, Millcreek Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania; son of Thomas L. and Maria E. Stewart Becker; Albright College, 1910; Phi Sigma Kappa, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1913; member, University of Pennsylvania Mask and Wig Show; engaged, private law practice; married, Esther Lillian Ludwig, 1916, daughter, Kathryn Becker Robson; Vice President, Albright College; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1943-1947; died, August 27, 1947 (age 55), while in of office of Senate, found dead, Elks Lodge, 9th Street Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania; interment, Newmanstown Memorial Cemetery, (Millcreek Memorial Cemetery) Millcreek Township, Newmanstown, Lebanon, Pennsylvania. 

Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:

Chairman, United Welfare Fund of Lebanon.  

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 17th district, Lancaster (Part) and Lebanon Counties, 1943- died 1947. Harold W. Risser, elected November 1947 to fill vacancy. 


Cox, Harold. "Senate Members B"Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.

Clarence David Becker (1892-1947) - Find a Grave Memorial