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Paul Clymer

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Preceded by  Marvin D. Weidner
Name  Paul Clymer
Succeeded by  Craig Staats
Role  Legislator

Political party  Republican
Education  Muhlenberg College
Spouse(s)  single
Party  Republican Party
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Born  July 8, 1937 (age 78) Sellersville, Pennsylvania (1937-07-08)
Religion  Non-Denominational Protestant
Residence  Sellersville, Pennsylvania, United States

Paul Irvin Clymer was a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, where he represented the 145th Legislative District in Bucks County. First elected in 1980, he served in the seat until January 6, 2015.

After high school, Clymer attended Muhlenberg College, where he served in the ROTC and earned a degree in Economics in 1959. Following graduation from college, he spent four years in the U.S. Army on active duty. Clymer worked as a credit manager at Lankenau Hospital between leaving active military service and his election to the House.

Clymer served as chairman of the House Education Committee. He was also a member of the House Gaming Oversight Committee and has been an outspoken critic of the legalization of gambling in the state, urging for more regulation in the industry.

In January 2010, Clymer announced that he would not seek re-election in the November 2010 election. However, the next week, he reconsidered and said he would run for re-election.

Clymer announced in January 2014 that he would not be running for re-election in the Fall of 2014.


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