Albert Clinton VAUGHN, Sr., Congress, PA (1894-1951)


VAUGHN, Albert Clinton, Sr., a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in West Catasauqua, Lehigh County, Pa., October 9, 1894; attended the public schools in Whitehall Township; was graduated from Whitehall High School in 1910 and from Allentown (Pa.) Business College in 1911; also completed an extension course in business administration; during the First World War served as a yeoman in the United States Navy; for twenty-five years engaged in private industry, including engineering, administrative, and sales positions; elected a school director in Whitehall Township in 1929 for a six-year term; executive assistant to the late Representative Charles L. Gerlach in 1945 and to former Representative Franklin H. Lichtenwalter in 1947 and served until taking his seat in Congress; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-second Congress and served from January 3, 1951, until his death in Fullerton, Lehigh County, Pa., September 1, 1951; interment in Fairview Cemetery, West Catasauqua, Pa.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present