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JOSEPH R. ZELLER


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1971 Representative 134 Democrat
1972 Representative 134 Democrat
1973 Representative 134 Democrat
1974 Representative 134 Democrat
1975 Representative 134 Democrat
1976 Representative 134 Democrat
1977 Representative 134 Democrat
1978 Representative 134 Democrat
1979 Representative 134 Democrat
1980 Representative 134 Democrat
 Counties   Lehigh

Biography

09/19/1918 - 12/12/2018

ZELLER, Joseph Richard, a Representative from Lehigh County; born, September 19, 1918 in Campus, Livingston County, Il.; graduated, The Pennsylvania State University (Allentown); aviation electric mate chief, "U.S.S. Ranger," United States Navy (1941-1946, World War II); served, United States Navy (1950-1953, Korean War); employed, Naval Depot, Mechanicsburg, Pa.; chief electrician; elected, council, Emmaus (1961-1965); elected, mayor, Emmaus (1965-1971); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1971 term and served 4 consecutive terms thereafter; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1980); sales, Hahn Fire Apparatus; owner, Lehigh Valley Fire Services; died, December 12, 2018 in Lowhill Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania; interred, Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.