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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




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


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.