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RICHARD J. CESSAR


 

Sessions

Session Year Position District Party
1971- 1972 30 Republican
1973- 1974 30 Republican
1975- 1976 30 Republican
1977- 1978 Minority Policy Committee Chairman 30 Republican
1979- 1980 Majority Policy Committee Chairman 30 Republican
1981- 1982 Majority Whip 30 Republican
1983- 1984 Minority Caucus Secretary 30 Republican
1985- 1986 Minority Caucus Secretary 30 Republican
1987- 1988 Minority Caucus Secretary 30 Republican
1989- 1990 Minority Caucus Secretary 30 Republican
1991- 1992 30 Republican
1993- 1994 30 Republican
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

12/01/1928 -

CESSAR, Richard J., "Rick," a Representative from Allegheny County; born in Etna, Allegheny County, Pa., December 1, 1928; attended, All Saints School; graduated, Etna High School; B.A., Rio Grande College, Oh.; motorcycle police officer, Etna (10 years); Legislative Assistant, Pennsylvania State Representative Lee A. Donaldson (1967-1970); Republican Chairman, Borough of Etna (1970-1984); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1970; served 11 more consecutive terms; elected, Minority Policy Chairman (1977-1978); elected, Majority Policy Chairman (1979-1980); elected, Majority Whip (1981-1982); elected, Republican Caucus Secretary (1983-1990); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1981-1982); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1994); appointed, board member, Pennsylvania State Board of Vehicle Manufacturers, Dealers and Salespersons (1997-2001); lobbyist.



Archival Collections

Papers of Hon. Richard J. Cessar, 1974-1991, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.