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ANTHONY J. PETROSKY


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1941-1942 Representative Democrat
1943-1944 Representative Democrat
1945-1946 Representative Democrat
1947-1948 Representative Democrat
1949-1950 Representative Democrat
1951-1952 Representative Democrat
1953-1954 Representative Democrat
1955-1956 Representative Democrat
1957-1958 Representative Democrat
1959 Representative Majority Caucus Chairman Democrat
1960 Representative Majority Caucus Chairman Democrat
1961 Representative Majority Caucus Chairman Democrat
1962 Representative Majority Caucus Chairman Democrat
1963 Representative Minority Floor Leader Democrat
1964 Representative Minority Floor Leader Democrat
 Counties   Westmoreland

Biography

10/15/1912 - 09/24/2000

PETROSKY, Anthony J., a Representative from Westmoreland County; born, October 15, 1912 in Export, Westmoreland County, Pa.; attended, Greensburg High School; merchant; elected, school director, Salem Township, Westmoreland County (1937); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1938); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1940; served 11 more consecutive terms; elected, Majority Caucus Chair (1959-1962); elected, Minority Leader (1963-1964); chief sergeant-at-arms, Pennsylvania Delegation, Democratic National Convention (1944); appointed, Pennsylvania Legislative Committee, President Roosevelt’s inauguration (1945); appointed, Joint Legislative Committee on Retirement Systems and Laws (1947-1948); appointed, Commission on Interstate Cooperation (1957-1962); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1961-1964); appointed, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (1963-1964); appointed, General State Authority (1963-1964); appointed, State Highway and Bridge Authority (1963-1964); appointed, Public School Building Authority (1963-1964); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1964); elected, Chief Clerk, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1965-1966); director of convention operations, Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention (1967-1968); chief administrative officer (1967-1968), executive director, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (1969-1970), Democratic Caucus, Pennsylvania House of Representatives; died, September 24, 2000 in Latrobe, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania; interred, Twin Valley Mausoleum, Delmont, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.