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HAROLD JAMES


 

Sessions

Session Year Position District Party
1989- 1990 186 Democrat
1991- 1992 186 Democrat
1993- 1994 186 Democrat
1995- 1996 186 Democrat
1997- 1998 186 Democrat
1999- 2000 186 Democrat
2001- 2002 186 Democrat
2003- 2004 186 Democrat
2005- 2006 186 Democrat
2007- 2008 186 Democrat
2011- 2012 186 Democrat
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

08/07/1942 -

JAMES, Harold, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born on August 7, 1942; graduated, West Philadelphia High School; certificate, police science (1975), A.A., criminal justice (1976) and B.A., sociology (1978), Temple University; attended, Philadelphia School of Law (1981-1982); served, United States Army (1961-1964); Philadelphia Police Officer (1965-1987); co-chair, Criminal Justice Task Force, Philadelphia Urban Coalition (1981-present); radio co-host, “The Justice Hour,” (1983- present); campaign coordinator, sheriff of Philadelphia County (1987); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1988 and served 10 consecutive terms (1989-2008); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the House (2008); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in a Special Election on April 24, 2012; Sworn-In, May 8, 2012; unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the House (2012).