Robert W. "Bob" Godshall (May 15, 1933 – November 24, 2019) was a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 53rd District and was elected in 1982.

Robert W. Godshall
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 53rd district
In office
January 4, 1983 – January 1, 2019
Preceded byBert C. Daikeler
Succeeded bySteve Malagari
Personal details
Born(1933-05-15)May 15, 1933
Souderton, Pennsylvania, U.S.
DiedNovember 24, 2019(2019-11-24) (aged 86)
Sellersville, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceSouderton, Pennsylvania
Alma materUniversity of Pennsylvania
Juniata College


In 1979, Godshall was elected Montgomery County Controller and served in that position until he was elected to the House in 1982.[1]

For the 2009-10 legislative session, Godshall served on the House Insurance and Rules Committees and was Republican chairman of the House Consumer Affairs Committee.

He served on the Board of Trustees of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, which is a museum dedicated to the U.S. Constitution.[2]


Godshall was a graduate of Souderton High School. He graduated from Juniata College and attended but did not graduate from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business. Godshal served on the Souderton Area School Board from 1963 to 1980.[3] Godshall died a hospital in Sellersville, Pennsylvania on November 24, 2019 at the age of 86.[4][5]


  1. ^ Representative Bob Godshall's Web Profile
  2. ^ "National Constitution Center, Board of Trustees". National Constitution Center Web Site. National Constitution Center. 2010-07-26. Archived from the original on 2010-07-27. Retrieved 2010-07-27.
  3. ^ Pennsylvania House of Representatives-Robert W. Godshall
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ Longtime State Rep. From Montco, Robert Godshall dies at 86

External linksEdit

Representative Bob Godshall's official web site