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Pennsylvania State Senate

Roy C Afflerbach



Session Position District Party
1987 16 Democrat
1988 16 Democrat
1989 16 Democrat
1990 16 Democrat
1991 16 Democrat
1992 16 Democrat
1993 16 Democrat
1994 16 Democrat
1995 16 Democrat
1996 16 Democrat
1997 16 Democrat
1998 16 Democrat
 Counties   Lehigh, Northampton


1945 -

Roy C. Afflerbach, II, is the son of Roy Sr. and Dorothy Zeigler Afflerbach of Allentown; received his education in public schools; Emaus High School; Kutztown University (B.A. 1973); graduate studies at Kutztown Univ.; and Muhlenberg College.  He serve in the US Air Force, 1963-1967; president, County Cabs, Inc.; staffer for the Senate of Pennsylvania, 1970-1973; Administrative Assistant to Senator Majority Whip, 1973-1977; Executive Assistant to Senate Majority Leader, 1977-1978; executive director of Senate Democratic Policy Committee, 1979-1982; executive director of Senate Business and Commerce Committee, 1979-1980; member of state House of Representatives, 1982-1986; state Senate, 1987-1998; and Mayor of Allentown, 2002-2006.  After leaving office, the Senator started the Afflerbach Group, an Allentown, Pennsylvania-based lobbying firm. Among its causes are lobbying for an end to animal cruelty through factory farming practices known as "common farming exemptions."  He married Barbara Ann Kaspar.