John H. Ware III

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John H. Ware 3rd
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 9th district
In office
November 3, 1970 – January 3, 1973
Preceded by George Watkins
Succeeded by Bud Shuster
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 5th district
In office
January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1975
Preceded by William Green, III
Succeeded by Richard Schultze
Member of the Pennsylvania Senate
from the 19th district
In office
January 3, 1961 – August 28, 1970[1]
Preceded by Thomas Harney
Succeeded by John Stauffer
Personal details
Born August 29, 1908
Vineland, New Jersey
Died July 31, 1997(1997-07-31) (aged 88)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Political party Republican

John Haines Ware III (August 29, 1908 – July 31, 1997) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Ware Dormitory in the Fall.

John H. Ware was born in Vineland, New Jersey. He graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1930. He was a public utility executive with American Water, and a burgess of the borough of Oxford from 1956 to 1960. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate, 1961–1970, and chairman of the Pennsylvania Republican finance committee. He was a trustee of the Lincoln University and the University of Pennsylvania. The middle college house in Penn's Quadrangle is named in his honor. In addition, there is also a Boy Scout and Cub Scout camp named in his honor. Part of the Horseshoe Scout Reservation, Camp John H. Ware III hosts many programs for scouting such as summer camps, NYLT, and camporees.

He was elected simultaneously as a Republican to the 91st and to the 92nd Congress by special election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of George Watkins, and was reelected to the 93rd Congress, (November 3, 1970 – January 3, 1975); He was not a candidate for reelection in 1974. He died in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in July 1997.


  1. ^ Cox, Harold (2004). "Pennsylvania Senate - 1969-1970" (PDF). Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.