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HERBERT FINEMAN


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1955-1956 Democrat
1957-1958 Democrat
1959 Democrat
1960 Democrat
1961 Democrat
1962 Democrat
1963 Democrat
1964 Democrat
1965 Majority Whip Democrat
1966 Majority Whip Democrat
1967 Minority Floor Leader 194 Democrat
1968 Minority Floor Leader 194 Democrat
1969 Speaker 194 Democrat
1970 Speaker 194 Democrat
1971 Speaker 194 Democrat
1972 Speaker 194 Democrat
1973 Minority Floor Leader 194 Democrat
1974 Minority Floor Leader 194 Democrat
1975 Speaker 194 Democrat
1976 Speaker 194 Democrat
1977 Speaker 194 Democrat
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

07/04/1920 - 08/18/2016

FINEMAN, Herbert, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 4, 1920; graduated, Overbrook High School, 1938; B.S., commerce, Temple University, 1942; LL.B., Temple University School of Law, 1945; partner, Fineman & Fineman law firm; leader, 52nd Ward Democratic Committee; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1954 and reelected for 11 consecutive terms thereafter; elected, Majority Whip (1965-1966); elected, Minority Leader (1967-1968 and 1973-1974); elected, Speaker (1969-1972, 1975-1977); appointed, General State Authority, State Highway and Bridge Authority and State Public School Building Authority; appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1965-1976); appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Interstate Cooperation (1967-1968); appointed, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (1967-1970); delegate, Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention (1968); delegate, Democratic National Convention (1968, 1972); member, Democratic Executive Committee; member, Democratic State Committee; resigned from the House, May 23, 1977; died, August 18, 2016 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Haym Solomon Memorial Park, Frazer, Chester County, Pennsylvania.
 
 
 
Archival Collections

Papers of Hon. Herbert Fineman, 1955-1977, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.