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BABETTE JOSEPHS


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1985 Representative 182 Democrat
1986 Representative 182 Democrat
1987 Representative 182 Democrat
1988 Representative 182 Democrat
1989 Representative 182 Democrat
1990 Representative 182 Democrat
1991 Representative 182 Democrat
1992 Representative 182 Democrat
1993 Representative 182 Democrat
1994 Representative 182 Democrat
1995 Representative 182 Democrat
1996 Representative 182 Democrat
1997 Representative 182 Democrat
1998 Representative 182 Democrat
1999 Representative 182 Democrat
2000 Representative 182 Democrat
2001 Representative 182 Democrat
2002 Representative 182 Democrat
2003 Representative 182 Democrat
2004 Representative 182 Democrat
2005 Representative 182 Democrat
2006 Representative 182 Democrat
2007 Representative 182 Democrat
2008 Representative 182 Democrat
2009 Representative 182 Democrat
2010 Representative 182 Democrat
2011 Representative 182 Democrat
2012 Representative 182 Democrat
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

08/04/1940 - 08/27/2021

JOSEPHS, Babette, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, August 4, 1940 in Forest Hills, Queens County, NY; graduated, Forest Hills High School, 1958; B.A., English, Queens College, 1962; J.D., Rutgers - Camden School of Law, 1976; English teacher, Philadelphia (1963-1964); attorney, Cohen Volkert & Josephs (1977-1979); co-founder and executive director, National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League (now Pro-Choice America) and the Clara Bell Duvall Education Fund (1978-1980); executive director, Citizens Coalition for Energy Efficiency (1980-1981); co-chair, 8th Ward Democratic Executive Committee; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1985 term; reelected to the House for 13 more consecutive terms; appointed, House Select Committee on Long Term Care (1987-1988); appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (1993-1994); appointed, Select Committee on Minority, Women, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Inclusion (2009); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (2012, 2014); Super Delegate, Democratic National Convention (1992); board member, American Civil Liberties Union, Philadelphia; died, August 27, 2021 in Eugene, Lane County, Oregon.  



Bibliography

Josephs, Babette.  Divorce Without a Lawyer.  self-published, 1977.

 

Archival Collections

Papers of Babette Josephs, 1985-2012, The Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.