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RICHARD A. GEIST


 

Sessions

Session Year Position District Party
1979 - 1980 79 Republican
1981 - 1982 79 Republican
1983 - 1984 79 Republican
1985 - 1986 79 Republican
1987 - 1988 79 Republican
1989 - 1990 79 Republican
1991 - 1992 79 Republican
1993 - 1994 Minority Caucus Chairman 79 Republican
1995 - 1996 79 Republican
1997 - 1998 79 Republican
1999 - 2000 79 Republican
2001 - 2002 79 Republican
2003 - 2004 79 Republican
2005 - 2006 79 Republican
2007 - 2008 79 Republican
2009 - 2010 79 Republican
2011 - 2012 79 Republican
 Counties   Blair

Biography

11/21/1944 -

GEIST, Richard A., a Representative from Blair County; born in Altoona, Blair County, Pa., November 21, 1944; graduated, Altoona Area High School, 1962; A.S., drafting/design technology, The Pennsylvania State University, 1965; Kellogg Fellowship and Public Affairs Leadership Program; consulting engineer (12 years); member, Blair County Republican Committee; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1979 term; reelected to 15 more consecutive terms; elected, Minority Caucus Chair (1993-1994); appointed, Pennsylvania MILRITE Council (1981-1992); appointed, chair, High Speed Intercity Rail Passenger Commission (1985-1986); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1993-1994); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (2012); proprietor, Richard A. Geist Consulting (2013-present).
 
 
 
Archival Collections
Papers of the Hon. Richard A. Geist, 1979-2012, The Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.