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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1971 28 Republican
1972 28 Republican
1973 28 Republican
1974 28 Republican
1975 28 Republican
1976 28 Republican
 Counties   Allegheny


05/28/1941 -

KELLY, James Bennett, III, a Representative from Allegheny County; born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., May 28, 1941; B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1963; Bachelors of Foreign Trade, American Graduate School of International Management/Institute of Foreign Trade, 1964; campaign aide and special assistant, United States Representative and Senator Richard Schweiker; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1970;  reelected to serve 2 more consecutive terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1976); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1976); employee, Dravo Engineers; Deputy Assistant Secretary, United States Department of Commerce (1985-1989); vice-president of International, BDM; founder, president & CEO, SynXis; president & CEO, Flight Explorer.

Archival Collections

Papers of Hon. James B. Kelly, III, 1971-1976, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.