William Scranton

William Warren Scranton (born July 19, 1917) is a former U.S. Republican Party politician. Scranton served as the 38th Governor of Pennsylvania from 1963 to 1967. From 1976 to 1977, he served as United States Ambassador to the United Nations.

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United States Presidential Election, 1964 - Nominations - Republican Party - The Primaries
... Nelson Rockefeller won the West Virginia and Oregon primaries against Goldwater, and William Scranton won in his home state of Pennsylvania ... Both Rockefeller and Scranton also won several state caucuses, mostly in the Northeast ... the party's moderates and liberals turned to William Scranton, the Governor of Pennsylvania, in the hopes that he could stop Goldwater ...
William Scranton - Biography - Later Career
... Under the then-existing Pennsylvania law, Scranton was limited to a single term and could not run for reelection in 1966 ... After his term in office, Scranton attended the Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention of 1967-1968 and helped write a new constitution for the state, which included a provision allowing future governors to seek ... In 1968, President-elect Richard Nixon asked Scranton to become Secretary of State, but he declined ...