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RAPHAEL MUSTO


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1971 118 Democrat
1972 118 Democrat
1973 118 Democrat
1974 118 Democrat
1975 118 Democrat
1976 118 Democrat
1977 118 Democrat
1978 118 Democrat
1979 118 Democrat
1980 118 Democrat
 Counties   Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe

Biography

03/30/1929 - 04/24/2014

Luzerne County (1971-1972), Lackawanna, Luzerne and Monroe Counties (1973-1980)

MUSTO, Raphael John, a Representative from Lackawanna, Luzerne and Monroe Counties; born in Pittston Township, Luzerne County, Pa., March 30, 1929; graduated, Pittston Township High School, 1946; B.S., King’s College, 1971; served, United States Army (1951-1953, Korean War); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in a Special Election, November 2, 1971 to serve the remaining 1971 term; Sworn-In, November 8, 1971 and served 4 more consecutive terms, resigning from the House, April 15, 1980; elected, United States Congress in a Special Election (April 9, 1980-1981); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to Congress (1980); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1983-2010); appointed, Joint Legislative Air and Water Pollution Control and Conservation Committee (1985-2008, vice-chair, 2007-2008); appointed, PennVEST (1989-1994, 1997-2010); appointed, board, State Employees’ Retirement System (1999-2010); appointed, vice-chair, Joint Conservation Committee (2009-2010); died, April 24, 2014 in Pittston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; interred, Pittston City Cemetery, Pittston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.
 



After 10 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, RAPHAEL MUSTO went on to serve in congress