Edward W Helfrick
Edward W. Helfrick, born in 1928, in Pottsville, son of the late Edward and Elizabeth Helfrick; Mt. Carmel H.S., 1945; paratrooper, U.S. Army, 11th Airborne Div., 1945-46; mem.,
Amer. Legion Post #804, VFW, K of C, Elks, Eagles, Ralpho, Atlas, Marion Hts., Kulpmont W.
End Fire Co., Queen of Most Holy Rosary Ch.; dir., 1st Natl. Trust Bank, Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.; awds.: Pa. State Fish & Game Protection Assn. Gold Medal Awd., Pa. for Right to Work Statesman of the Yr., NFIB Guardian of Small Bus. Awd., Pa. Fed. of Sportsmen’s Clubs Leg. of the Yr., Lincoln Heritage Inst. Guardian Awd.; Pa. House of Representatives, 1977-80; elected to Pa. Senate 1980, reelected 5 consecutive terms; married Rosemarie Ciokajlo; 5 children.
(Resigned August 22, 2003)