a Representative from Philadelphia County; born in New York, August 4, 1940; B.A., Queens College, 1962; J.D., Rutgers - Camden School of Law, 1976; English teacher, Philadelphia Public High Schools (1963-1964); attorney, private law firm (1977-1979); co-founder and executive director, National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League PA and the Clara Bell Duvall Education Fund (1978-1980); executive director, Citizens Coalition for Energy Efficiency (1980-1981); co-chair, 8th Ward Democratic Executive Committee; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1985 term; reelected to the House for 13 more consecutive terms; Super Delegate, Democratic National Convention (1992); appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (1993-1994); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (2012, 2014).
Papers of the Hon. Babette Josephs, 1985-2012, The Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.
Josephs, Babette. Divorce Without a Lawyer
. self-published., 1977.