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James W Gerlach


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1995 44 Republican
1996 44 Republican
1997 44 Republican
1998 44 Republican
1999 44 Republican
2000 44 Republican
2001 44 Republican
2002 44 Republican
 Counties   Berks, Chester, Lehigh, Montgomery

Biography

1955 -

Born in Ellwood City, Lawrence County, Pa., on February 25, 1955, Jim Gerlach was the son of Jack A. and Helen Fitzgerald Gerlach of Ellwood City, Pennsylvania. He earned a B.A. degree at Dickinson College, Carlisle, 1977; a J.D. at Dickinson School of Law, 1980; lawyer, private practice in Chester County; member of the Pennsylvania state House of Representatives, 1991-1994; the State Senate, 1995-2002; elected as a Republican to Congress, 2003; did not run for re-election in 2014. He married Karen Devanna and has 3 children and 3 step-children. Resides in Chester Springs, Chester County, Pa.