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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1993 148 Republican
1994 148 Republican
1995 148 Republican
1996 148 Republican
1997 148 Republican
1998 148 Republican
1999 148 Republican
2000 148 Republican
2001 148 Republican
2002 148 Republican
 Counties   Montgomery


12/20/1940 -

COHEN, Lita Indzel, a Representative from Montgomery County; born in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 20, 1940; graduated, Lower Merion Senior High School, 1958; B.A., political science, University of Pennsylvania, cum laude, 1962; J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1965; attended, Uiveristy of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; attorney, Henderson, Wetherill & O’Hey (1964); attorney, Lew, Mandel & Miller (1965-1966); assistant council, Housing and Urban Development, Philadelphia (1966-1967); assistant council, School District of Philadelphia (1967-1971); member, Lower Merion Planning Commission (1973-1985); vice president, Council of Radio Stations, WHAT & WUDB (1976-1983); president, Orange Productions (1983-1985); president, Lita Cohen Radio Services (1985-1993); elected, commissioner, Lower Merion Township (1985-1993); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1993 term and served 4 consecutive terms thereafter; appointed, Pennsylvania Public Television Network Commission (1991-2002); unsuccesful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (Special election, 2001); not a candidate for reelection to the House (2002); gubernatorial appointee, Pennsylvania Public Television Network Commission (2003-2006); board member, Susquehanna Patriot Bank; development chair, board member and trustee, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Archival Collections

Papers of Hon. Lita I. Cohen, 1952-2011, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.