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Roger Allen Madigan


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1985 23 Republican
1986 23 Republican
1987 23 Republican
1988 23 Republican
1989 23 Republican
1990 23 Republican
1991 23 Republican
1992 23 Republican
1993 23 Republican
1994 23 Republican
1995 23 Republican
1996 23 Republican
1997 23 Republican
1998 23 Republican
1999 23 Republican
2000 23 Republican
2001 23 Republican
2002 23 Republican
2003 23 Republican
2004 23 Republican
2005 23 Republican
2006 23 Republican
2007 23 Republican
2008 23 Republican
 Counties   Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union

Biography

01/25/1930 - 06/02/2018

Roger Allen Madigan (R23) Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna (part), and Union (part) Counties 1985-2008

Early Life: 

Roger Allen Madigan born January 25, 1930, Luthers Mills, Bradford County, son of State Senator Albert Eugene and Ada Allen Madigan; graduated, Troy High School; Penn State University (B.S.), dairy production, 1951; farmer; (1951-1964) insurance consultant (1964-1977); member, Bradford County Republican Committee; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1977-1984; appointed, Joint Legislative Air and Water Pollution Control and Conservation Committee (1981-2008); appointed, chair, Joint State Government Commission (1983-2008); elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1985-2008; appointed, board, Public School Employees’ Retirement System, 1987-1988, 1991-2004; appointed member, Governor’s Advisory Council for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired, 1993-1994; appointed, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency Advisory Council, 1999-2002; trustee, The Pennsylvania State University, 1979-2001; trustee emeritus, The Pennsylvania State University, 2001-2018; not a candidate for reelection, 2008; crop and tree farmer; married Peggy E. Goble; four children; five grandchildren; died, June 2, 2018, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; internment, Bradford County Memorial Park, Luthers Mills, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

Early Career: 

Farmer 1951-1964; insurance consultant, 1964-1977; trustee, The Pennsylvania State University (1979-2001); trustee emeritus, The Pennsylvania State University (2001-2018).

Awards:

Delta Thela Sigma, Alumni of the Year, 1991; Pennsylvania Rural Electric Association, Man of the Year; Pennsylvania Jewel, Association, Legislator of the Year; Pennsylvania Citizens for Better Library, Legislator of the Year; Pennsylvania Chamber of Business, Government Leader of the Year; National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Guardian of Small Business Award; Fireman’s Legislator Federation of Pennsylvania James M. Baird, Jr. Memorial award; Pennsylvania Association of County Agents, Honorable County Agent, 1992; Pennsylvania Retailers Association, Association Builders and Contractors-Keystone Chapter, Ambulance Association of Pennsylvania Legislator of the Year awards; National Association of Homebuilders, State Elected Official of the Year award, 1993; Pennsylvania Manufacturing Association Leadership award 1993, Pennsylvania Farm Bureau’s Distinguished Service to Agriculture award, 1995; Distinguished Dairy Alumnus award, Pennsylvania State University, Department of Dairy and Animal Science, 1995; Central Pennsylvania Community for State of Israel Bonds Leadership award, 1996; National Job Corps Coalition’s Alpha award, 1996; Pennsylvania Landowners’ Association, ‘Outstanding Pa. Senator of the Year” award, 1996.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1977-1984; appointed, Joint Legislative Air and Water Pollution Control and Conservation Committee, 1981-2008; appointed, chair, Joint State Government Commission (1983-2008).  

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate 23rd district, Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna (part), and Union (part) Counties, 1985-2008; Chairman Environmental Resources and Energy Committee; vice chairman, Games and Fisheries Committee; member, Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Appropriations, Labor and Industry, Committees. Appointed, board, Public School Employees’ Retirement System, 1987-1988, 1991-2004; trustee, Pennsylvania State University, 1979-2001; trustee emeritus, Pennsylvania State University, 2001-2018; not a candidate for reelection, 2008.

Pennsylvania House of Representatives Biography: (bold)(imbed hyperlink in heading)(if applicable)

https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/BiosHistory/MemBio.cfm?ID=224&body=H

Legacy: Pennsylvania College of Technology’s library, named the Roger and Peggy Madigan Library.

Cited:

Bogden, S. (Ed.). (2007). The Pennsylvania manual, Volume 118. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, p. 3-19.