Don Gingery Edit Profile
He attended the Mercersburg Academy, and the Ohio Northern University at Ada, Ohio.
He was engaged in the hardware and mine-supply business from 1902 to 1934, and also as a civil engineer in 1903. He served in the Pennsylvania National Guard, in grades from private to captain from 1902 to 1906. Gingery was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth and Seventy-fifth Congresses.
He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1938. He was associated with the Bituminous Coal Division of the Coal Mines Administration, and the Solid Fuels Administration for War of the United States Department of the Interior, at Altoona, Pennsylvania, from 1939 to 1946. He was a delegate to 1948 Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania.
He died in Clearfield and is buried in Hillcrest Cemetery.
Every human being regardless of its race, gender or sexual orientation should have all human and civil rights.
All persons need the ministry of the Church in their struggles for human fulfillment, as well as the spiritual and emotional care of a fellowship that enables reconciling relationships with God, with others, and with self.
Gingery was a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives in 1915 and 1916. He was chairman of the Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, Democratic committee in 1916 and 1917, and a member of the Democratic State committee in 1919 and 1920. He was a member of the official delegation attending the inauguration of President Manuel L. Quezon of the Philippines at Manila, in 1935.
Married Anna Leavy, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, 1912. Children: Donald E., Sarah L., Mary Louise, Hugh Albert.