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EUGENE F. SCANLON


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1968 17 Democrat
1969 17 Democrat
1970 17 Democrat
1971 17 Democrat
1972 17 Democrat
1973 17 Democrat
1974 17 Democrat
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

12/19/1924 - 03/10/1994

SCANLON, Eugene F., a Representative from Allegheny County; born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., December 19, 1924; graduated, Central Catholic High School; B.A., University of Pittsburgh, 1950; LL.B., University of Pittsburgh Law School, 1953; captain, United States Army (1942-1946, World War II; 1950-1952, Korean War); attorney; case editor and author, University of Pittsburgh Law Review; Deputy Attorney General, Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General (1955-1963); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in a Special Election on April 23, 1968; Sworn-In on May 27, 1968 to serve the remaining 1967 term; reelected to the House in 1968, 1970 and 1972; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1974); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania State Senate (1975-1994); elected, Senate Majority Whip (1977-1980); elected, Senate Minority Whip (1981-1984); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1979-1984); died while in office of Senate, March 10, 1994 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.