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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Year Position District Party
1991- 1992 132 Republican
1993- 1994 132 Republican
1995- 1996 132 Republican
1997- 1998 132 Republican
 Counties   Lehigh


05/24/1960 -

DENT, Charles W., a Representative from Lehigh County; born in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa., May 24, 1960; graduated, William Allen High School, 1978; B.A., foreign service and international politics, The Pennsylvania State University, 1982; M.S., public administration, Lehigh University, 1993; development officer, Lehigh University; sales representative, P.A. Peters, Inc. of Allentown; legislative correspondent and project coordinator, Pennsylvania Congressman Don Ritter; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1991 term and served 3 more consecutive terms; appointed, board, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (1991-1992); appointed, board of directors, department of community and economic development, Ben Franklin/IRC Partnership (1994-1998); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1998); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1999-2004); appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (2003-2004); appointed, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (2003-2004); not a candidate for reelection, State Senate (2004); elected, United States Congress (2005-May 12, 2018).

After 4 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, CHARLES W. DENT went on to serve in congress