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JAMES A. GOODMAN


 

Sessions

Session Year Position District Party
1965- 1966 Democrat
1969- 1970 123 Democrat
1971- 1972 123 Democrat
1973- 1974 123 Democrat
1975- 1976 123 Democrat
1977- 1978 Majority Policy Committee Chairman 123 Democrat
1979- 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