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THADDEUS KIRKLAND


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1993 Representative 159 Democrat
1994 Representative 159 Democrat
1995 Representative 159 Democrat
1996 Representative 159 Democrat
1997 Representative 159 Democrat
1998 Representative 159 Democrat
1999 Representative 159 Democrat
2000 Representative 159 Democrat
2001 Representative 159 Democrat
2002 Representative 159 Democrat
2003 Representative 159 Democrat
2004 Representative 159 Democrat
2005 Representative 159 Democrat
2006 Representative 159 Democrat
2007 Representative 159 Democrat
2008 Representative 159 Democrat
2009 Representative 159 Democrat
2010 Representative 159 Democrat
2011 Representative 159 Democrat
2012 Representative 159 Democrat
2013 Representative 159 Democrat
2014 Representative 159 Democrat
2015 Representative 159 Democrat
2016 Representative 159 Democrat
 Counties   Delaware

Biography

01/12/1955 -

KIRKLAND, Thaddeus, a Representative from Delaware County; born in the city of Chester, Delaware County, Pa., January 12, 1955; graduated, Chester High School, 1973; B.A., communications, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, 1990; graduated, Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary; community service coordinator, Crozer Chester Medical Center; pastor, Community Baptist Church; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1993 term; reelected to serve 11 more consecutive terms; appointed, Select Committee on Public Education Funding (2001-2002); resigned from the House, December 31, 2015; rescinded resignation, January 5, 2016; elected, mayor, city of Chester (2016-present); not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 2017 term; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor (2002); member, Democratic State Committee (2007-2008); elected, delegate, Demcoratic National Convention (2008, 2012, 2016).