Personal Life & Education:
Frank A. “Hank” Salvatore (H), born in 1922, in Philadelphia, son of Peter and Dominica; attended Northeast High School; St. Joseph’s College of Industrial Relations; Fells Institute, University of Pennsylvania; honorary doctorate, Holy Family College; married Gloria Leggiere; 5 children; died July 16, 2014.
WWII veteran, South Pacific, 1942-45; field auditor, Pa. Department of Revenue; member, B’rith Sholom, Southeastern Pennsylvania Police Chiefs, the Philadelphia ARC, Incorporated, Counseling or Referral Assistance (CORA), Bustleton Lions Club, Knights of Columbus, Knights of Pythias, Korean & American Friendship Society, Benjamin Rush Center for Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Greater Northeast Lodge #71, Shaare Shamayin Men’s Club, NRA, National Italian American Foundation, The Navy League, Wissinoming Historical Society, National Constitution Center; honorary member, Operating Engineers.
Unity, Neighborliness, Integrity, Charity, and Opportunity (UNICO) Man of the Year.
Pa. House of Representatives, 1973-84; elected to Pa. Senate 1984; Majority Caucus Secretary, 1991, 1995-97, 1999; Minority Caucus Administrator, 1993; vice-chair, Intergovernmental Affairs Committee; member, Aging & Youth, Banking & Insurance, Law & Justice, Rules & Executive Nominations, Urban Affairs & Housing Commission; left office January 2, 2001.
Cited: Pennsylvania Manual, Biographies of Members of the Senate, pg. 3-20; Volume 114, December, 1999.