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JAMES J. GALLEN


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1965 Representative Republican
1966 Representative Republican
1967 Representative Republican
1968 Representative Republican
1969 Representative 128 Republican
1970 Representative 128 Republican
1971 Representative 128 Republican
1972 Representative 128 Republican
1973 Representative 128 Republican
1974 Representative 128 Republican
1975 Representative 128 Republican
1976 Representative 128 Republican
1977 Representative 128 Republican
1978 Representative 128 Republican
1979 Representative 128 Republican
1980 Representative 128 Republican
1981 Representative 128 Republican
1982 Representative 128 Republican
1983 Representative 128 Republican
1984 Representative 128 Republican
1985 Representative 128 Republican
1986 Representative 128 Republican
1987 Representative 128 Republican
1988 Representative 128 Republican
1989 Representative 128 Republican
1990 Representative 128 Republican
1991 Representative 128 Republican
1992 Representative 128 Republican
 Counties   Berks

Biography

08/15/1928 - 04/12/2012

GALLEN, James J., a Representative from Berks County; born in Reading, Berks County, Pa., August 15, 1928; B.S., Villanova University; served, United States Army; insurance agent; member, Young Republicans Club; chair, Republican Committee of Berks County; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1965 term and served 13 terms thereafter; appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Interstate Cooperation (1975-1980); appointed, Select Committee to Investigate the Bidding Requirements for Certain PennDOT Contracts (1985); appointed, Select Committee to Investigate the Pennsylvania State Police (1986); appointed, chair, Select Committee to Study Business Activities of Nonprofits (1987-1988); appointed, board, State Employees Retirement System (1989-1992); not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1993 term; unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1992); died, April 12, 2012 in Shillington, Berks County, Pennsylvania; interred at Fairview Cemetery, Shillington, Berks County, Pennsylvania.