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KENNETH J. COLE


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1975 91 Democrat
1976 91 Democrat
1977 91 Democrat
1978 91 Democrat
1979 91 Democrat
1980 91 Democrat
1981 91 Democrat
1982 91 Democrat
1983 91 Democrat
1984 91 Democrat
1985 91 Democrat
1986 91 Democrat
1987 91 Democrat
1988 91 Democrat
1989 91 Democrat
1990 91 Democrat
1991 91 Democrat
1992 91 Democrat
 Counties   Adams, York

Biography

02/13/1936 -

Adams and York Counties (1975-1982), Adams County (1983-1992)

COLE, Kenneth J., a Representative from Adams and York Counties; born in Gettysburg, Adams County, Pa., February 13, 1936; graduated, Delone Catholic High School; attended, Gettysburg College; served, United States Navy (1954-1958); member, Democratic State Committee (1964-1968); president, Adams County Young Democrats; unsuccessful campaign treasurer, Adams County (1965); land procurement officer, Memphis, Tn. (1965-1971); Pennsylvania Congressional aide, 19th District; employed, Pennsylvania Bureau of Lotteries (1971-1974); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1975 term; reelected to serve 7 consecutive terms thereafter; appointed, Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin (1976-1986); appointed, Chesapeake Bay Commission (1986-1992); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1992); assistant to the Speaker, Democratic Caucus, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1993); chair, Susquehanna River Basin Commission (1994-1996); United States Federal Commissioner, United States Department of the Interior (1994-1996); elected, alternate delegate, Democratic National Convention (2000).



Archival Collections

Papers of Hon. Kenneth J. Cole, 1967-2000, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.