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MERLE H. PHILLIPS


 

Sessions

Session Year Position District Party
1979 - 1980 108 Republican
1981 - 1982 108 Republican
1983 - 1984 108 Republican
1985 - 1986 108 Republican
1987 - 1988 108 Republican
1989 - 1990 108 Republican
1991 - 1992 108 Republican
1993 - 1994 108 Republican
1995 - 1996 Majority Caucus Administrator 108 Republican
1997 - 1998 Majority Caucus Administrator 108 Republican
1999 - 2000 Majority Caucus Administrator 108 Republican
2001 - 2002 Majority Caucus Administrator 108 Republican
2003 - 2004 Majority Caucus Administrator 108 Republican
2005 - 2006 Majority Caucus Administrator 108 Republican
2007 - 2008 Minority Caucus Administrator 108 Republican
2009 - 2010 Minority Caucus Administrator 108 Republican
 Counties   Montour, Northumberland, Snyder

Biography

09/21/1928 - 12/30/2013

PHILLIPS, Merle Herbert, a Representative from Montour, Northumberland and Snyder Counties; born in Dalmatia, Northumberland County, Pa., September 21, 1928; graduated, Lower Mahanoy Township High School, 1946; attended, Susquehanna University; served, United States Marine Corps; president, Irish Valley Food Processing, Inc.; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in a Special Election, March 11, 1980 to serve the remaining 1979 term; Sworn-In, April 8, 1980 and reelected to 15 consecutive terms thereafter; elected, Majority Caucus Administrator (1995-2006); elected, Minority Caucus Administrator (2007-2010); not a candidate for reelection to the House (2010);  appointed, commissioner, Northumberland County (2011-2012); died, December 30, 2013 in Sunbury, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania; interred, Orchard Hills Cemetery, Shamokin Dam, Snyder County, Pennsylvania.