Clarence F. Manbeck (R48) Berks (Part), Lancaster (Part) Lebanon Counties 1969-1972 (R48) Berks (Part), Lancaster (Part) Lebanon (Part) Counties 1973-1982
Clarence F. Manbeck, born September 21, 1908, Bethel Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania; son of Webster and Salome Yeich Manbeck; public school education; founder, C.F. Manbeck Poultry Incorporated; farmer; married, Eve Pyse; children, Alletta M. Schadler, Barbara M. Bauer; school director; director of the Chamber of Commerce and Community Chest (United Way); member of the executive committee of the Lebanon County Republican Committee; director of the First National Bank of Fredericksburg; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1961-1966, not a candidate for reelection, 1966; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1969-1982; died, May 14, 1991, Fredericksburg, Lebanon County; interment, Altalaha Lutheran Cemetery, Rehrersburg, Berks County, Pennsylvania.
Founded, Farmers Pride, 1939, selling chickens in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Farmers Pride, Incorporated, C. F. Manbeck, Incorporated, Bell and Evans, Incorporated, merged into Farmers Pride, Incorporated, 1986.
School director, public schools in North Lebanon area; director, First National Bank of Fredericksburg; director; Lebanon Mutual Insurance Company. Director of the Chamber of Commerce and Community Chest (United Way); member, executive committee, Lebanon County Republican Committee.
Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships.
Mount Olivet Lodge 704, Free and Accepted Masons; Lancaster County Shrine Club; Zembo Temple; Tall Cedars of Lebanon; Lebanon County Shrine Club; Quittie Woods Incorporated; Lions Club of Fredericksburg; and the Izaak Walton League; Fredericksburg Fire Company; Lebanon County Firemans Association; Mt. Zion Fire Company; Bethel Fire Company; Lebanon Country Club; Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the Sports Hall of Fame; Lebanon County Farmers Association; Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 228, Lebanon; and the Fredericksburg Community Association: Strausstown Rod & Gun Club; Frystown Fire Company; Quentin Riding Club; Wyomissing Republican Club; Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge 731, Lebanon; and the Aviation Council of Pennsylvania.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1961-1966, not a candidate for reelection, 1966.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 48th district, Berks (Part), Lancaster (Part) Lebanon Counties, 1969-1972, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 48th district, Berks (Part), Lancaster (Part) Lebanon (Part) Counties, 1973-1982 Committee assignments, Appropriations, Environmental Resources, Rules and Executive Nominations, State Government, Transportation (Chairman).
Senate Bill 1200 Act 140, 1997-1998, designated a bridge in Bethel Township, Lebanon County as the Senator Clarence F. Manbeck Bridge
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