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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Office Position District Party
1971 Representative 157 Republican
1972 Representative 157 Republican
1973 Representative 157 Republican
1974 Representative 157 Republican
 Counties   Chester


08/07/1929 -

SCHULZE, Richard Taylor, a Representative from Chester County; born in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 7, 1929; graduated, Haverford High School, 1948; attended, University of Houston, 1948-1949; attended, Villanova University, 1968; attended, Temple University, 1968; served, United States Army (1951-1953, Korean War); partner, retail appliance business; member, Chester County Republican Executive Committee; chair, Tredyffrin Township Republican Committee; elected, register of wills and clerk of the orphans court, Chester County (1968-1970); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1971 and 1973 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1974); elected, United States Congress (1975-1993); appointed, Presidential Advisory Committee on Federalism (Reagan Administration); appointed, board member, the National Fish and Wildlife Federation (G.H.W. Bush Administration).

Archival Collections

John O. Marsh, Counselor to the President: Files, 1974-1977, Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum, Ann Arbor, MI

Sierra Club National Legislative Office Records, 1960-present, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley


Schulze, Richard T. “Government Overregulation and Small Businessmen.” in Can You Afford This House?, David Treen, ed., 61-68. Ottawa, IL: Green Hill Books, 1978.

After 4 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, RICHARD T. SCHULZE went on to serve in congress