Homer T. Rosenberger (1908-1992) became acting president of PHA in August 1967 and was elected in October to complete Coddington’s unexpired term. Dr. Rosenberger was educated at Albright College and Cornell University. After a brief time as a public school teacher, he found a career in educational work and administrative training for a number of government agencies, including the U.S. Office of Education, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, and the Pennsylvania Department of Highways. He was president of the Columbia Historical Society in Washington, D.C. and the Pennsylvania German Society, and as a member of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission he was one of the early advocates for creating the William Penn Museum in Harrisburg. He published on a number of topics including Pennsylvania folklore, Pennsylvania Germans, and railroad history, and for a number of years hosted the Rose Hill Seminars in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania.