William F. Goodling
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Pennsylvania's 19th district
January 3, 1975 – January 3, 2001
|Preceded by||George Goodling|
|Succeeded by||Todd Platts|
December 5, 1927|
|Relations||George Atlee Goodling|
Goodling, the son of former Congressman George Atlee Goodling, was born in Loganville, Pennsylvania and grew up in York, Pennsylvania. He received a B.S. from the University of Maryland in 1953, a Masters in Education from Western Maryland College in 1957, and conducted doctoral studies at the Pennsylvania State University, from 1958 to 1963. He held various teaching and administrative positions throughout the State of Pennsylvania, and served in the United States Army from 1946 to 1948.
Goodling was elected to Congress as a Republican in 1974. He was implicated in the House banking scandal in 1992. After his party took over a majority in the House in January 1995, he served as Chairman of the United States House Committee on Education and Labor (then called the Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities or the Committee on Education and the Workforce). He retired from public service in 2001.
He is currently the Chairman of the Board for the Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy.
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- United States Congress. "William F. Goodling (id: G000291)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- The Political Graveyard
- "Congressman Bill Goodling Biography". www.house.gov/goodling. Archived from the original on 2000-12-25.
- "Bill Goodling". Stennis Center for Public Service Leadership. 2008.
- The Goodling Institute
- Bill Goodling's Congressional Votes at the Washington Post
- Congressman Bill Goodling at the Wayback Machine (archive index) official U.S. House website (archived)
- Appearances on C-SPAN
|United States House of Representatives|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 19th congressional district
| Succeeded by|
William D. Ford
|Chairman of House Education and the Workforce Committee
| Succeeded by|