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DAVID R. WRIGHT


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1977 63 Democrat
1978 63 Democrat
1979 63 Democrat
1980 63 Democrat
1981 63 Democrat
1982 63 Democrat
1983 Majority Policy Committee Chairman 63 Democrat
1984 Majority Policy Committee Chairman 63 Democrat
1985 Majority Policy Committee Chairman 63 Democrat
1986 Majority Policy Committee Chairman 63 Democrat
1987 Majority Policy Committee Chairman 63 Democrat
1988 Majority Policy Committee Chairman 63 Democrat
1989 63 Democrat
1990 63 Democrat
1991 63 Democrat
1992 63 Democrat
1993 63 Democrat
1994 63 Democrat
1995 63 Democrat
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.