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Pennsylvania State Senate

Harold F Mowery, Jr



Session Office Position District Party
1993 31 Republican
1994 31 Republican
1995 31 Republican
1996 31 Republican
1997 31 Republican
1998 31 Republican
1999 31 Republican
2000 31 Republican
2001 31 Republican
2002 31 Republican
2003 31 Republican
2004 31 Republican
 Counties   Cumberland, Perry, York


1930 - 03/03/2014

Personal Life & Education:

Harold F. "Hal" Mowery, Jr. (R), born in 1930, Shippensburg, son of the late Harold F. and Mary Strohm Mowery; graduated, Mechanicsburg High School; Dickinson College (B.A.), economics, psychology, 1954; insurance business, obtained Chartered Life Underwriter, 1966; married Phyllis Shearer; 3 children: Harold F., III, Theodore W., Phyllis Denise; 8 grandchildren; died, March 3, 2014 in Camp Hill, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania; interred, Rolling Green Cemetery, Camp Hill, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

Early Career:

Past president, Harrisburg General Agents & Manager’s Association, Harrisburg Estate Planning Council, Camp Hill School Board; past board chairman, Cumberland County American Cancer Society, Southeast Region; past board member, Tri-County Association of the Blind; guest lecturer, Pennsylvania State University Insurance Department; board member, American Institute of Professional Association Group Administrators; honorary board member, Keystone Area Council, Boy Scouts of America; member, Harrisburg, West Shore Chambers of Commerce, West Shore Advisory Board, Mellon Bank, Harrisburg Consistory, Zembo Temple, Trinity Lutheran Church

American Lung Association of Pa. Breath of Life- 2001, Central Pa. Insurance Person of the Year- 2000, Boy Scouts of America Silver Beaver Award- 1999, Pa. Association of Rehab Facilities Leadership Award- 1999, American Heart Association Affiliate Special Recognition for AED Legacy- 1999, Managed Care Association of Pa. Legislator of the Year Award- 1998, American Trauma Association Support of Trauma Prevention Education- 1998, Cumberland, Dauphin, Perry County Mental Health Associations- 1998, County Commissioners Association Friend of County Government- 1994, National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Guardian of Small Business, Citizens Against Higher Taxes Taxpayer Hero.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Pa. House of Representatives, 1976-90; elected to the Pa. Senate 1992; chairman, Intergovernmental Affairs, Public Health & Welfare Committees; vice-chairman, State Government, Banking & Insurance Committees; member, Education, Law & Justice, Rules & Executive Nominations Committees; left office November 30, 2004.

Continued Government Service:

Appointed, PennVEST, 1999-2000.

Pa. House of Representatives Biography



Pennsylvania Manual, Biographies of Members of the Senate, pg. 3-18; Volume 112, December 1995.

Pennsylvania Manual, Biographies of Members of the Senate, pg. 3-18; Volume 114, December 1999.

Pennsylvania Manual, Biographies of Members of the Senate, pg. 3-21; Volume 116, December 2003.