Democratic politician who was the 40th Governor of Pennsylvania from 1971 to 1979. He was notably the state's first Jewish governor.
He served as an officer in the U.S. Army Signal Corps in North Africa and Europe during World War II.
He ran for the 1976 Democratic nomination for President but lost to Jimmy Carter.
He was married to Muriel Matzkin.
He campaigned for John F. Kennedy during his 1960 campaign for President.