John R Pippy
John Pippy, born in Ubon, Thailand, son of Jack and Pensri Pippy; Malden Cath. H.S.; U.S. Military Academy at West Point (B.S.), environmental engineering; formerly U.S. Army active duty; U.S. Army Reserves; Co. Cmdr. 332nd Engineer Co.; Major, Pa. Army Natl. Guard; member, West Point Alumni Assn.; Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem (Investiture 2004); Parkway West Rotary; Knights of Equity, Pgh. Airport Area, Peters Twp., South Hills, SW Communities & Sewickley C of C; bd. mem., Pitts. Ballet Theatre, GPC/BSA, Univ. of Pgh. Cancer Inst. Cncl., Sen. Heinz Hist. Center, Penn State-Beaver Adv. Board.
Pa. House of Representatives 1996-2003; elected to Pa. Senate in a special election March 11, 2003; Policy Committee Chair, Jan-Oct 2009; married Katherine; 2 children.