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JOSEPH A. PETRARCA


 

Sessions

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