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MICHAEL M. DAWIDA


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1979 26 Democrat
1980 26 Democrat
1981 26 Democrat
1982 26 Democrat
1983 36 Democrat
1984 36 Democrat
1985 36 Democrat
1986 36 Democrat
1987 36 Democrat
1988 36 Democrat
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

09/04/1949 -

DAWIDA, Michael Matthew, a Representative from Allegheny County; born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., September 4, 1949; graduated, Carrick High School; B.A., history, University of Pittsburgh, 1971; J.D., Hamline University Law School, 1976; attorney; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to serve the 26th Legislative District in 1978 and 1980; reelected to the House to serve the 36th Legislative District in 1982; served 2 more consecutive terms; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1989-1996); elected, commissioner, Allegheny County (1996-1999); unsuccessful campaign, Allegheny County Executive (1999); unsuccessful campaign, controller, Pittsburgh (2007); professor of law and public policies, California University of Pennsylvania; executive director, Scenic Pittsburgh.