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JOSEPH W. BATTISTO


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1983 189 Democrat
1984 189 Democrat
1985 189 Democrat
1986 189 Democrat
1987 189 Democrat
1988 189 Democrat
1989 189 Democrat
1990 189 Democrat
1991 189 Democrat
1992 189 Democrat
1993 189 Democrat
1994 189 Democrat
1995 189 Democrat
1996 189 Democrat
1997 189 Democrat
1998 189 Democrat
1999 189 Democrat
2000 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, Pennsylvania Higher Educational Facilities Authority (1991-1992); appointed, State Public School Building Authority (1991-1992); appointed, Local Government Commission (1993-1994); 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 Hon. Joseph W. Battisto, Sr., 1985-2000, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.