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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Year Position District Party
1991- 1992 150 Republican
1993- 1994 150 Republican
1995- 1996 150 Republican
1997- 1998 150 Republican
1999- 2000 150 Republican
2001- 2002 150 Republican switched to Democrat
 Counties   Montgomery


11/30/1957 -

LAWLESS, John A., a Representative from Montgomery County; born in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 30, 1957; graduated, Methacton High School, 1975; B.S., West Chester State College (now West Chester University of Pennsylvania), 1979; MBA candidate, Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science; former assistant manager, Bell Telephone Co.; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1990 and served 5 more consecutive terms; appointed, board, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (1993-2002); appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (1995-1996); changed party affiliation to Democrat on December 3, 2001; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (2002); unsuccessful campaign, Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania (2002).
Archival Collections

Papers of Hon. John A. Lawless, 1991-2002, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.