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IVAN ITKIN


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1973 Representative 23 Democrat
1974 Representative 23 Democrat
1975 Representative 23 Democrat
1976 Representative 23 Democrat
1977 Representative 23 Democrat
1978 Representative 23 Democrat
1979 Representative 23 Democrat
1980 Representative 23 Democrat
1981 Representative 23 Democrat
1982 Representative 23 Democrat
1983 Representative Majority Caucus Chairman 23 Democrat
1984 Representative Majority Caucus Chairman 23 Democrat
1985 Representative Majority Caucus Chairman 23 Democrat
1986 Representative Majority Caucus Chairman 23 Democrat
1987 Representative Majority Caucus Chairman 23 Democrat
1988 Representative Majority Caucus Chairman 23 Democrat
1989 Representative Majority Caucus Chairman, Majority Whip 23 Democrat
1990 Representative Majority Caucus Chairman, Majority Whip 23 Democrat
1991 Representative Majority Whip 23 Democrat
1992 Representative Majority Whip 23 Democrat
1993 Representative Majority Floor Leader 23 Democrat
1994 Representative Majority Floor Leader 23 Democrat
1995 Representative Minority Whip 23 Democrat
1996 Representative Minority Whip 23 Democrat
1997 Representative Minority Whip 23 Democrat
1998 Representative Minority Whip 23 Democrat
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

03/29/1936 - 04/05/2020

ITKIN, Ivan, a Representative from Allegheny County; born, March 29, 1936 in New York City, New York County, NY; B.Ch.E., Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, 1956; M.Nuc.E., New York University, 1957; Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh, 1964; nuclear scientist, applied mathematician and reactor physicist, Westinghouse Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory; chair. 14th Ward Democratic Committee; judge of elections; member, American Jewish Congress; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1972; served 12 consecutive terms thereafter; elected, Majority Caucus Chair (1983-January 23, 1990); elected, Majority Whip (January 23, 1990-1992); elected, Majority Leader (1993-1994); elected, Minority Whip (1995-1998); appointed, Governor’s Energy Council (1981-1982); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1983-1998); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1998); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania Governor (1998); appointed, Director of the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management, United States Department of Energy (1999); died, April 5, 2020 in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida.
 
 
 
Archival Collections

Ivan Itkin Papers, 1980-1998, (MG-469), Pennsylvania State Archives, Harrisburg.