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ROBERT R. GERHART, JR.


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1967 Democrat
1968 Democrat
 Counties   Berks

Biography

12/21/1920 -

GERHART, Robert R., Jr., a Representative from Berks County; born in Robesonia, Berks County, Pa., December 21, 1920; graduated, Robesonia High School, 1937; B.A., Albright College, 1941; served, United States Army (1945-1946, World War II); news reporter, Reading Times (1938-1948); elected, council, Robesonia (1946-1956); editor, The New Era, Lancaster (1948-1976); director of public relations, city of Reading (1958-1959); owner, Diamond Beach Resort, Wildwood, NJ (1966-1986); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1967 term; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1969-1972); unsuccessful campaign for reelection, Pennsylvania State Senate (1972); owner, Roberts and Company, public relations; founder, Suburban TV Cable Company.