Primary Day History Mystery: This elected official, with a common touch, knew U.S. presidents


History Mystery, Pennsylvania Primary Election Day style: This York countian, right, has been a leader in his home county and a friend of U.S. presidents for decades. At the same time, this former educator has a common touch. Here, he meets Sen. Joe Lieberman. Can you ID this achiever? Have you ever met him? Answer: or see photo of this elected official early in his career at bottom. Also of interest: Check out these additional quizzes and fun tests.


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Another view: The elected official at top: Bill Goodling at the beginning of his career

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Editor of the York Daily Record/Sunday News, and its many digital products. Journalism/history blogger: Author or co-author of seven York County, Pa., history books.
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