- William Cameron Sproul
name= William Cameron Sproul
order = 28th
office = Governor of Pennsylvania
January 20, 1919
January 15, 1923
Edward E. Beidleman
Martin Grove Brumbaugh
birth_date= birth date|1870|9|16
birth_place= Colerain Township,
death_date= death date and age|1928|3|21|1870|9|16
Religious Society of Friends
William Cameron Sproul (
September 16, 1870ndash March 21, 1928) was Governor of Pennsylvaniafrom 1919 to 1923. He was born near Octoraro and Andrew's Bridge, Colerain Township, Lancaster County. He was born in a structure currently known as the John Douglass House
He served as a member of
Pennsylvania State Senatefrom 1897 to 1919, when he was elected Governor. He was a candidate for the Republican United States presidential election, 1920.
He was a member of the
Religious Society of Friends.
William Cameron Sproul was born in
Colerain Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
The Sproul family moved to
Delaware County, Pennsylvania in 1883 where Sproul graduated from Chester High School in 1887 and, with honors, from Swarthmore Collegein 1891, where he was a member of Phi Kappa PsiFraternity.
Sproul Hall, a residence hall on the campus of
Penn State University, is named after William Cameron Sproul.
Governor Sproul Apartments located in Broomall, PA is named after William Cameron Sproul.
* [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/governors/sproul.asp?secid=31 PHMC: William Cameron Sproul biography]
* [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/governors/sproul.asp Pennsylvania Governors Past to Present: Governor William Cameron Sproul]
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