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

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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: http://goo.gl/amnJID 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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Test your York Smarts with 5 more quizzes below. Click on the date if the photo does not appear on your mobile device.

 

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

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