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Pennsylvania State Senate

Charles W Dent



Session Position District Party
1999 16 Republican
2000 16 Republican
2001 16 Republican
2002 16 Republican
2003 16 Republican
2004 16 Republican
 Counties   Lehigh, Northampton


1960 -

Charles W. Dent, born in May 24, 1960, in Allentown, son of Walter R. “Pete” and Marjorie Dent; William Allen H.S., 1978; Penn State Univ. (B.A.), foreign serv. & intl. politics, 1982; Lehigh Univ. (M.S.), pub. adm., 1993; frmr. sales rep., Pa. Peters Inc.; frmr. dev. officer, Lehigh Univ.; mem., Pa. Cncl. on the Arts, PCCD, Ben Franklin Tech. Dev. Auth. Bd., Comm. Servs. for Children’s Bd., Crime Victim’s Cncl. of the Lehigh Valley’s Bd., Natl. Envir. Policy Institute’s State Adv. Bd.; hon. bd. mem., Jr. Achieve. of the Lehigh Valley; Pa. House of Representatives,
1991-98; elected to Pa. Senate 1998, reelected 2002;  Sworn in to the United States House of Representatives in January 2005 representing Pennsylvania’s 15th District.  Charlie and his wife Pamela live in Allentown with their three children, Kathryn, William, and Jack.