George William SARBACHER, Jr., Congress, PA (1919-1973)


SARBACHER, George William, Jr., a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Philadelphia, Pa., September 30, 1919; attended the public schools; was graduated from Olney High School in 1938 and from Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa., in 1942; enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served from January 1942 to January 1947; was commissioned a lieutenant and later a captain and served overseas in the Southwest Pacific for two and a half years; while serving on active duty was elected to Congress; elected as a Republican to the Eightieth Congress (January 3, 1947-January 3, 1949); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1948 to the Eighty-first Congress and for election in 1950 to the Eighty-second Congress; director of highway safety for Pennsylvania; president and chairman of board of directors of the National Scientific Laboratories, Inc., Washington, D.C., and NSL Electronics, Ltd., Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; served as an industry consultant; at the time of his death, was serving as chairman of the Postal Service management advisory team; died March 4, 1973, in Bethesda, Md.

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