Joseph S. Ammerman

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Joseph S. Ammerman
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 23rd district
In office
January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1979
Preceded by Albert Johnson
Succeeded by Bill Clinger
Member of the Pennsylvania Senate
from the 34th district
In office
January 5, 1971 – January 4, 1977[1]
Preceded by Daniel Bailey
Succeeded by Doyle Corman
Personal details
Political party Democratic

Joseph Scofield Ammerman (July 14, 1924 – October 14, 1993) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Joseph Ammerman was born in Curwensville, PA. He served in the United States Army from 1943 to 1946. He graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA in 1948 and received his J.D. from the Dickinson School of Law in 1950. He was a delegate to Democratic National Convention in 1952. He was the United States attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1961–1963, and a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1970 to 1977.

He was elected as a Democrat to the 95th Congress, but was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1978. After his term in the House, he served as judge, court of common pleas in Clearfield County, PA from 1986 to 1993.


  1. ^ Cox, Harold (2004). "Pennsylvania Senate - 1977-1978" (PDF). Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University. 
Pennsylvania State Senate
Preceded by
Daniel A. Bailey
Member of the Pennsylvania Senate for the 34th District
Succeeded by
Doyle Corman
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Albert Johnson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 23rd congressional district

January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1979
Succeeded by
Bill Clinger