Jack E. Wagner (D), born in Pittsburgh, son of the late LaVerne and Robert Conrad Wagner, Jr.;
South Hills H.S., 1965; Indiana Univ. of Pa. (B.S.), safety mgmt., 1974; U.S. Marine Corps.,
1966-68, infantry, Vietnam, wounded in action, var. citations including Purple Heart; frmr.
pres., Pgh. City Cncl.; cncl. mem. at large; past pres., Beechview Com. Cncl.; mgr., Natl.
Accounts Loss Control Serv., CNA Ins.; paramedic, Citizens Ambulance Serv.; bd. mem., Pa.
Firefighters’ & Emerg. Serv. Caucus, Pa. Coal Caucus, Pa. Veterans’ Memorial Comm., Task
Force on Adoption Law, Pgh. Regional Alliance, Sharing & Caring, Inc., Vietnam Vets. Ldrshp.
Prog., Univ. of Pgh. Cancer Inst., Univ. of Pgh. Inst. of Politics; chair, Genesis-Riverside Runs
for Adoption; mem., Vets.’ Political Action Comm., Disabled Amer. Vets., German Amer. Natl.
Congress, Italian Sons & Daughters of Amer., Knights of Equity, Ancient Order of Hibernians,
Lions Club, Elks, Moose, VFW, Amer. Legion, Italian-Amer. War Vet.; elected to Pa. Senate 1994, reelected 2 consecutive terms; elected Auditor General 2004 & 2008. Married Nancy; 2 children.