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JAMES J. A. GALLAGHER


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1959 Democrat
1960 Democrat
1961 Democrat
1962 Democrat
1963 Democrat
1964 Democrat
1965 Democrat
1966 Democrat
1967 141 Democrat
1968 141 Democrat
1969 141 Democrat
1970 141 Democrat
1971 141 Democrat
1972 141 Democrat
1973 141 Democrat
1974 141 Democrat
1975 141 Democrat
1976 141 Democrat
1977 141 Democrat
1978 141 Democrat
1979 141 Democrat
1980 141 Democrat
1981 141 Democrat
1982 141 Democrat
1983 141 Democrat
1984 141 Democrat
1985 141 Democrat
1986 141 Democrat
 Counties   Bucks

Biography

09/19/1927 - 02/05/1992

GALLAGHER, James John Aloysious, a Representative from Bucks County; born in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 19, 1927; graduated, LaSalle High School; attended, Marine Corps Institute; attended, St. Joseph’s College of Industrial Relations; honorary doctorate of education, Temple University; served, United States Marine Corps (1945-1946, World War II); bus mechanic; owner and operator, Gallagher Tours; employed, Quinn Insurance; chair, Bristol Township School Authority (1957-1964); member, Bucks County Democratic Executive Board; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1958; reelected to serve 13 consecutive terms thereafter; elected, alternate delegate, Democratic National Convention (1964); appointed, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (1967-1974); appointed, board chair, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (1981-1986); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1986); member, board of trustees, Bucks County Community College; executive, Bristol Township (1991-1992); died, February 5, 1992 in Bristol, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.