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JOSEPH A. PETRARCA


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1973 55 Democrat
1974 55 Democrat
1975 55 Democrat
1976 55 Democrat
1977 55 Democrat
1978 55 Democrat
1979 55 Democrat
1980 55 Democrat
1981 55 Democrat
1982 55 Democrat
1983 55 Democrat
1984 55 Democrat
1985 55 Democrat
1986 55 Democrat
1987 55 Democrat
1988 55 Democrat
1989 55 Democrat
1990 55 Democrat
1991 55 Democrat
1992 55 Democrat
1993 55 Democrat
1994 55 Democrat
 Counties   Armstrong, Westmoreland

Biography

12/20/1928 - 03/13/1995

PETRARCA, Joseph Anthony, a Representative from Westmoreland County; born in Vandergrift, Westmoreland County, Pa., December 20, 1928; graduated, Vandergrift High School; graduated, Carnegie College, 1955; served, United States Army (Korean War); medical technologist; steelworker; secretary, Pennsylvania State Highway and Bridge Authority; appointed, commissioner, Pennsylvania State Transportation Commission; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1972; reelected to serve 10 more consecutive terms thereafter; appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Interstate Cooperation (1979-1980); appointed, Local Government Commission (1987-1988); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1994); died, March 13, 1995 in Vandergrift, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.