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U.A. Whitaker’s AMP plant in Glen Rock, Pa.: ‘The landscape reminded him of the rural Midwest’

Picturing History examines this obscure building in Glen Rock, Pa. Actually, it’s has an interesting past as an early home to AMP in Pennsylvania. AMP moved work to Glen Rock in 1941, according to Jeffrey L. Rodengen’s ‘The Legenda of AMP’. He wrote, ‘… (Owner U.A.) Whitaker contracted with Paul Shepperd owner of a factory in Glen Rock, Pennsylvania, just south of York. White was familiar with the town from his American Machine and Foundry days, when AMF had its Glen Mixer Division there, and he liked the area. The landscape reminded him of the rural Midwest, where he was raised, and the local workers seemed to adhere to a traditional work ethic.’ The photo at left shows Glen Rock’s AMP plant in the 1940s or 1950s. At right, Baumiller Automatic Screw & Precision Machined Parts operates today on the site of the former AMP plant.

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Gov. George Leader: Led successful bi-partisan campaign to update Pennsylvania’s Constitution

Former Pennsylvania Governor and York County native George Leader, who died this week, also had another important item on his resume: He was part of the distinguished Glattfelder family. Here, he’s pictured, right, with fellow descendants of Casper Glattfelder, U.S. Congressman William F. Goodling, left, and Dr. Millard Gladfelter at the family’s 250th anniversary reunion in 1993.

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Casper Glattfelder’s legacy: Glatfelters, Gladfelters, Glotfeltys, Clodfelters and Clotfelters – and more

Casper Glattfelder’s legacy: Glatfelters, Gladfelters, Glotfeltys, Clodfelters and Clotfelters – and more

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