Edward Louis Howard (R10) Bucks (Part) County 1971-1986
Edward Louis Howard, born November 25, 1926, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida; son of C. Edward and Marjorie J. Howard; Excelsior High School, Excelsior, Minnesota; military police, United States Army, 1944-1945; University of Minnesota, History, B.A.; salesman, flour-milling firm, Minneapolis, Minnesota; president, chief executive officer, National Fiberstok Corporation, Northeast Philadelphia, 1961-1986; member, Young Presidents' Organization, 1962-1976; Bucks County representative, SEPTA board, 1969-1970; director, Neshaminy Valley Bank; adviser, United States Senator Arlen Specter; political consultant 1998-2006; married, Barbara Blackmarr, children, Kim Ulrey, Dana Howard, Tracey Howard, Judd L. Howard; died, January 4, 2011, home, dementia, (aged 84), Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania; interment, Doylestown Cemetery, Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 10th district, Bucks (Part) County, 1971-1986; chairman, Senate Finance Committee.
Unsuccessful campaign, Republican, 8th Congressional District, Bucks County, Montgomery (Part) County, Democratic incumbent, Representative Peter H. Kostmayer.