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Pennsylvania State Senate

Robert J Mellow



Session Year Position District Party
1971 22 Democrat
1973 22 Democrat
1975 22 Democrat
1977 22 Democrat
1979 22 Democrat
1981 22 Democrat
1983 22 Democrat
1985 22 Democrat
1987 22 Democrat
1989 22 Democrat
1991 President Pro Tempore 22 Democrat
1993 President Pro Tempore 22 Democrat
1995 22 Democrat
1997 22 Democrat
1999 22 Democrat
2001 22 Democrat
2003 22 Democrat
2005 22 Democrat
2007 22 Democrat
2009 22 Democrat
 Counties   Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe


1943 -

Robert J. Mellow, born in 1942, in Peckville, son of the late James and Alice Mellow; att. Lackawanna Co. Coll.; Univ. of Scranton; Bethel Coll. (B.S.); att. grad. sch., Marywood Univ.; frmrly. Pa. Natl. Guard; mem.: Pa. Natl. Guard Hall of Fame, Gettysburg 125th Anniv. Comm., Natl., Pa. Soc. of Pub. Accts., Univ. of Scranton Purple Club, Valley View Cougar Kickoff Club, PIAA, K of C, Ital.-Amer. Dem. Assn., Grtr. Scranton C of C, Blakely-Peckville Lions Club, Chick Feldman Found.; frmr. co-chair: Lupus Found. of Amer. Inc. NE Pa. Chap.; awds.: Pa. Trial Lawyers’ Pres. Awd.-2007, Pa. Assn. of Elem. & Sec. Sch. Principals Educ. Excell.-2002; Pa. Sch. Counselors Assn. Leg. of the Yr.-2002; hon. Doct. of Humane Letters, Marywood Univ.-2002, Boys & Girls Club Champion of Youth-2001, Lackawanna Coll. Awd. ded. in Mellow’s name-1999, Pa. Fed. of Museums Pres. Awd.-1998, NE Alliance of Pa. Retirees (AFL-CIO) Man of the Yr.-1996, Dept. of Mil. & Vet. Affairs Hall of Fame-1988; elected to Pa. Senate 1970, serving 9th consecutive term; elected Dem. Caucus Chair 1985, re elected 1987; elected Dem. Leader 1989; reelected 1991, 1994-pres.; elected Pres. Pro Tempore 1992, reelected 1993; 2 daughters; 1 granddaughter.