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JOSEPH W. BATTISTO


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1983 Representative 189 Democrat
1984 Representative 189 Democrat
1985 Representative 189 Democrat
1986 Representative 189 Democrat
1987 Representative 189 Democrat
1988 Representative 189 Democrat
1989 Representative 189 Democrat
1990 Representative 189 Democrat
1991 Representative 189 Democrat
1992 Representative 189 Democrat
1993 Representative 189 Democrat
1994 Representative 189 Democrat
1995 Representative 189 Democrat
1996 Representative 189 Democrat
1997 Representative 189 Democrat
1998 Representative 189 Democrat
1999 Representative 189 Democrat
2000 Representative 189 Democrat
 Counties   Monroe

Biography

06/27/1931 - 10/25/2014

BATTISTO, Joseph W., Sr., a Representative from Monroe County; born in Mount Pocono, Monroe County, Pa., June 27, 1931; B.S., East Stroudsburg State Teachers College (now East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania); M.S., Scranton University; served, United States Army (1953-1955); elected, council, Mount Pocono (1970-1973); elected, mayor, Mount Pocono (1974-1981); executive committee member, Monroe County Democratic Party; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives’ 189th District for the 1983 term and reelected for 8 consecutive terms thereafter (1985-2000); appointed, Select Committee on Land Use and Growth Management (1990); appointed, Pennsylvania Higher Educational Facilities Authority (1991-1992); appointed, State Public School Building Authority (1991-1992); appointed, Local Government Commission (1993-1994); appointed, Task Force on Higher Education Funding (1994); appointed, Select Committee on Pharmaceuticals (2000); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (2000); unsuccessful campaign to the House for the 176th District (2002 Special election, 2002 Primary election); died, October 25, 2014 in East Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.
 
 

Archival Collections

Papers of Joseph W. Battisto, 1983-2000, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.