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William J. Walters’ scrapbooks tell about a long career in York County’s private sector, public office

These three bulging scrapbooks detail the long life of William J. Walters – Bill Walters – in private and public sector service in York County, Pa

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Dallastown woman wrote to the big man himself, and Jerry Ford responded. Linked in with neat history stuff, Jan. 2, 2012

Many York countians no doubt have received letters from a U.S. president in response to a complaint, a public policy matter – or in this case, a birthday wish. York countian Lance Wolf provided this letter from President Gerald Ford … Continue reading

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Bill Goodling: Jerry Ford might have been the most important president he served with

Bill Goodling greets Sen. Joe Lieberman, left, during John McCain’s stop in August in York. Background posts: York-based historian shakes hands with 8 U.S. presidents, Chief execs visits to York and Columbia’s clock museum set presidential timepiece exhibit opening. Of … Continue reading

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York County man tells about goofy encounter with Gerald Ford

People mistook Philip Eppley, posing circa 1974, for former President Gerald Ford during the Ford presidency. (To see how Philip looked in early 2007, see below). For an even stranger story about Gerald Ford, see York resident Bill Walters’ meeting … Continue reading

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