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SAMUEL H. SMITH


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1987 66 Republican
1988 66 Republican
1989 66 Republican
1990 66 Republican
1991 66 Republican
1992 66 Republican
1993 66 Republican
1994 66 Republican
1995 66 Republican
1996 66 Republican
1997 66 Republican
1998 66 Republican
1999 66 Republican
2000 66 Republican
2001 Majority Whip 66 Republican
2002 Majority Whip 66 Republican
2003 Majority Floor Leader, Majority Whip 66 Republican
2004 Majority Floor Leader, Majority Whip 66 Republican
2005 Majority Floor Leader 66 Republican
2006 Majority Floor Leader 66 Republican
2007 Minority Floor Leader 66 Republican
2008 Minority Floor Leader 66 Republican
2009 Minority Floor Leader 66 Republican
2010 Minority Floor Leader 66 Republican
2011 Speaker 66 Republican
2012 Speaker 66 Republican
2013 Speaker 66 Republican
2014 Speaker 66 Republican
 Counties   Armstrong, Clearfield, Indiana, Jefferson

Biography

08/10/1955 -

Indiana and Jefferson Counties (1987-1992), Clearfield, Indiana and Jefferson Counties (1993-2002), Armstrong, Indiana and Jefferson Counties (2003-2014)

SMITH, Samuel H., a Representative from Armstrong, Clearfield, Indiana and Jefferson Counties; born in Punxsutawney, Jefferson County, Pa., August 10, 1955; graduated, Punxsutawney Area High School, 1973; B.A., advertising, The Pennsylvania State University, 1978; construction/sales; employed, Pennsylvania Department of Revenue; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1987 term; reelected to serve 13 more consecutive terms; elected, Majority Whip (2001-April 15, 2003); elected, Majority Leader (April 15, 2003-2006); elected, Minority Leader (2007-2010); elected, Speaker (2011-present); appointed, Center for Rural Pennsylvania Commission (1991-1992); appointed, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (1991-2000); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (2001-2014); appointed, Pennsylvania Higher Educational Facilities Authority (2009-2010); appointed, State Public School Building Authority (2009-2010); appointed, Legislative Data Processing Center Committee (2011-2014); not a candidate for reelection to the House (2014); trustee, Temple University (2015-present).



Archival Collections

Papers of Hon. Samuel H. Smith, 1987-2014, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.