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JAMES A. GOODMAN


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1965 Democrat
1966 Democrat
1969 123 Democrat
1970 123 Democrat
1971 123 Democrat
1972 123 Democrat
1973 123 Democrat
1974 123 Democrat
1975 123 Democrat
1976 123 Democrat
1977 Majority Policy Committee Chairman 123 Democrat
1978 Majority Policy Committee Chairman 123 Democrat
1979 Minority Policy Committee Chairman 123 Democrat
1980 Minority Policy Committee Chairman 123 Democrat
 Counties   Schuylkill

Biography

06/12/1936 -

GOODMAN, James A., a Representative from Schuylkill County; born in New Boston, Schuylkill County, Pa., June 12, 1936; B.S., The Pennsylvania State University, 1961; served, United States Air Force (1954-1957); insurance agent; chairman, Mahanoy City Democratic Committee; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1965 term; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1966); reelected to the House for the 1969 term and served 5 consecutive terms thereafter; elected, Majority Policy Committee Chairman (1977-1978); elected, Minority Policy Committee Chairman (1979-1980);  not a candidate for reelection to the House (1980); appointed, vice-chair, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (1985-1989); appointed, chair, Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (1987-1995).
 
 
 
Bibliography


Goodman, James A.  Two Weeks Under: The Sheppton Mine Disaster/Miracle.  Bloomsburg, Pa.:  Coal Hole Productions, 2003