Cited: Pennsylvania Manual, Biographies of Members of the Senate, pg. 87; Volume 110, December 1991
Cited: Pennsylvania Manual, Biographies of Members of the Senate, pg. 3-19; Volume 118, December 2007
Gerald J. LaValle (D47) Allegheny, Beaver, Lawrence Counties 1990-2008
Gerald J. LaValle, born January 25, 1932, Rochester, Beaver County, Pennsylvania; son of Peter J. and Marie V. LaValle Petrucci LaValle; Rochester Area High School; Geneva College (B.S.), business administration; Westminster College (M.A.), education; lieutenant colonel, United States Marine Corps, 4th Marine Division, active, active reserves, 1952-1981; teacher, assistant football coach; president, Rochester Borough Council, 1974-1976; Mayor, Rochester Borough, 1976-1989; Commissioner, Beaver County, 1984-1990; Beaver County Democratic Executive Board. married Darla Jean Winkle LaValle; two sons; died, September 12, 2018 (aged 86) Beaver County, Pennsylvania; interment, Saint Marys Cemetery, Beaver Falls, Beaver County, Pennsylvania.
Teacher, assistant football coach, Midland and Rochester School Districts, twenty-five years.
Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:
Member, Rochester Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge #238; American Legion Post 498; Rochester Order Sons of Italy Aquila Fidele Lodge; Beaver Falls American Legion, Knights of Columbus, Father James Reid Council.
Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania Senate, 47th Senatorial District, Allegheny, Beaver, Lawrence Counties, special election, June 4, 1990; committee assignments, Community, Economic and Recreational Development (minority chair), acting Democratic Appropriations Chair, Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure, Education, Labor and Industry, Democratic Policy, Legislative Budget and Finance (vice-chairman), Legislative Audit Advisory Commission; Pennsylvania Emergency Management Council, State Transportation Advisory, Transportation Commission,; left office November 30, 2008.
Pennsylvania Manual, Biographies of Members of the Senate, pg. 87; Volume 110, December 1991.
Pennsylvania Manual, Biographies of Members of the Senate, pg. 3-19; Volume 118, December 2007.