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Milton Shapp

Born: Jun 25, 1912

Death: Nov 24, 1994

Birthplace: Cleveland

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Milton Shapp

Date of Birth : Jun 25, 1912
Date of Death : Nov 24, 1994
Birth Place : Cleveland

Milton J. Shapp was the 40th Governor of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania from 1971 to 1979 and the first Jewish Governor of Pennsylvania. He was also the first Governor of Pennsylvania to take advantage of an amendment to the state constitution lifting the ban on state Governors succeeding themselves in office and authorizing them to serve a maximum of two consecutive terms at a time, while still requiring a minimum of four years out of office between any two such consecutive terms.


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