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RICHARD A. GEIST


 

Sessions

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

Biography

11/21/1944 - 08/29/2019

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); elected, delegate, Republican National Convention (2004, 2012); proprietor, Richard A. Geist Consulting (2013-2019); died, August 29, 2019 in Russia.
 
 
 
Archival Collections

Papers of the Hon. Richard A. Geist, 1979-2012, The Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.