William Cameron Sproul
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|William Cameron Sproul|
|27th Governor of Pennsylvania|
January 20, 1919 – January 15, 1923
|Preceded by||Martin Brumbaugh|
|Succeeded by||Gifford Pinchot|
September 16, 1870|
Colerain Township, Pennsylvania
|Died||March 21, 1928(aged 57)|
|Alma mater||Swarthmore College|
|Religion||Religious Society of Friends|
William Cameron Sproul (September 16, 1870 – March 21, 1928) was the 27th Governor of Pennsylvania from 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 was a member of the Religious Society of Friends.
William Cameron Sproul was born in Colerain Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. His birthplace is known as the John Douglass House, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.
The Sproul family moved to Delaware County, Pennsylvania in 1883 where Sproul graduated from Chester High School in 1887 and, with honors, from Swarthmore College in 1891, where he was a member of Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity.
Sproul Hall, a residence hall on the campus of Penn State University, is named after William Cameron Sproul.
Governor Sproul Apartments located in Broomall, Pennsylvania, is named after William Cameron Sproul.
- PHMC: William Cameron Sproul biography
- Pennsylvania Governors Past to Present: Governor William Cameron Sproul
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|Republican nominee for Governor of Pennsylvania
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