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DAVID R. WRIGHT


 

Sessions

Session Year Position District Party
1977- 1978 63 Democrat
1979- 1980 63 Democrat
1981- 1982 63 Democrat
1983- 1984 Majority Policy Committee Chairman 63 Democrat
1985- 1986 Majority Policy Committee Chairman 63 Democrat
1987- 1988 Majority Policy Committee Chairman 63 Democrat
1989- 1990 63 Democrat
1991- 1992 63 Democrat
1993- 1994 63 Democrat
1995- 1996 63 Democrat
 Counties   Armstrong, Clarion, Jefferson, Venango

Biography

12/24/1935 - 11/18/2016

Armstrong, Clarion, Jefferson and Venango Counties (1977-1982), Armstrong and Clarion Counties (1983-1996)

WRIGHT, David R., a Representative from Armstrong, Clarion, Jefferson, and Venango Counties; born in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., December 24, 1935; graduated, Buffalo High School; A.A., Southwest Baptist University, 1955; B.J., University of Missouri, 1961; M.A., University of Missouri, 1962; Ph.D., Ohio University, 1971; attended, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Ms.; served, x-ray technician, United States Army (1955-1958); professor, Clarion University (1971-2000); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1976; reelected to serve 9 more consecutive terms; elected, chair, Majority Policy Committee (1983-1988); appointed, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (1981-1996); appointed, board, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (1981-1996; chair, 1991-1994; vice-chair, 1987-1990); appointed, board chair, Center for Rural Pennsylvania (1995-1996); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1996); died, November 18, 2016 in the city of Clarion, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.