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                        Ritter RITTER, Donald Lawrence, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in New York City, October 21, 1940; attended the public schools in the Bronx, N.Y.; B.S., Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa., 1961; M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1963; and from the same school, Sc.D., 1966; research assistant, M.I.T., 1961-1966; scientific exchange fellow, United States National Academy of Sciences-Soviet Academy of Sciences, Baikov Institute, Moscow, U.S.S.R., 1967-1968; assistant professor, California State Polytechnic University, and contract consultant, private industry, 1968-1969; metallurgy professor and assistant to the vice president for research, Lehigh University, 1969-1976; manager of research program development, Lehigh University, 1976-1978; engineering consultant to industry; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-sixth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1979-January 3, 1993); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1992 to the One Hundred Third Congress; is a resident of Coopersburg, Pa.

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Representative 01/03/1979 01/03/1993 15 House of Representatives PA
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