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James J Rhoades


 

Sessions

Session Year Position District Party
1981 29 Republican
1983 29 Republican
1985 29 Republican
1987 29 Republican
1989 29 Republican
1991 29 Republican
1993 29 Republican
1995 29 Republican
1997 29 Republican
1999 29 Republican
2001 29 Republican
2003 29 Republican
2005 29 Republican
2007 29 Republican
 Counties   Cambria, Carbon, Monroe, Schuylkill

Biography

1941 - 2009

James J. Rhoades, born December 5, 1941 in Waterbury, Conn., son of the late Earl and Stella Rhoades; Mahanoy Area H.S., 1959; E. Stroudsburg Univ. (B.S.), 1964; Lehigh Univ. (M.Ed.), 1966; grad.studies, Lehigh Univ., Bloomsburg Univ., E. Stroudsburg Univ., Penn State Univ.; frmr. teacher/coach: Pottsville H.S., Mahanoy Area H.S.; frmr. principal: Mahanoy Area Jr. H.S.;
mem.: PHEAA, State Bd. of Educ., Educ. Comm. of States, Mining & Reclamation Adv. Bd.,
Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Lions, BPOE, Humane Fire Co. #1, Schuylkill Co. Chap. Natl.
Football Found. & Hall of Fame, Jerry Wolman Chap. Pa. Sports Hall of Fame, NRA, St. Canicus Ch.; bd. of govs.: State System of Higher Educ. (SSHE); elected to Pa. Senate 1980; died in office 2009; married Mary Edith; 3 children; 5 grandchildren.