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HAROLD JAMES


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1989 186 Democrat
1990 186 Democrat
1991 186 Democrat
1992 186 Democrat
1993 186 Democrat
1994 186 Democrat
1995 186 Democrat
1996 186 Democrat
1997 186 Democrat
1998 186 Democrat
1999 186 Democrat
2000 186 Democrat
2001 186 Democrat
2002 186 Democrat
2003 186 Democrat
2004 186 Democrat
2005 186 Democrat
2006 186 Democrat
2007 186 Democrat
2008 186 Democrat
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 9 more consecutive terms; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (2008); reelected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in a Special Election on April 24, 2012; Sworn-In, May 8, 2012 to serve the remaining 2011 term; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (2012).