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IVAN ITKIN


 

Sessions

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

Biography

03/29/1936 -

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 and applied mathematician; 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).
 
 
 
Archival Collections

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