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ROBERT J. BUTERA


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1963 Republican
1964 Republican
1965 Republican
1966 Republican
1967 Majority Whip 150 Republican
1968 Majority Whip 150 Republican
1969 Minority Whip 150 Republican
1970 Minority Whip 150 Republican
1971 Minority Whip 150 Republican
1972 Minority Whip 150 Republican
1973 Majority Floor Leader 150 Republican
1974 Majority Floor Leader 150 Republican
1975 Minority Floor Leader 150 Republican
1976 Minority Floor Leader 150 Republican
1977 Minority Floor Leader 150 Republican
 Counties   Montgomery

Biography

01/21/1935 -

BUTERA, Robert J., a Representative from Montgomery County; born in Norristown, Montgomery County, Pa., January 21, 1935; graduated, Norristown High School; B.S., economics/finance, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1956; LL.B., Dickinson School of Law, 1959; private, 1st class, Pennsylvania National Guard (1959-1962); attorney; partner, Butera and Butera; assistant editor, Montgomery County Law Reporter; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1962 and served 7 more consecutive terms; elected, Minority Whip (1969-1972); elected, Majority Leader (1973-1974); elected, Minority Leader (1975-1977); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1967-1977); delegate, Pennsylvania’s Constitutional Convention (1968); resigned from the House, December 14, 1977; at-large member, Republican Party Executive Committee (1975-1978); unsuccessful campaign, Governor of Pennsylvania (1978); president, Philadelphia Flyers Hockey Club (1979-1983); president, New Jersey Devils Hockey Club (1983-1987); executive partner, Saul, Ewing, Remick and Saul Law Firm (1988-1993); president, Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority (1993-2002); special counsel, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Commission on Legislative Reform (2007).