ROONEY, Terence "T J.," a Representative from Lehigh and Northampton Counties; born, December 9, 1964 in Garden City, Long Island, NY; graduated, West Essex Senior High School, NJ, 1983; attended, Catawba College; insurance salesman; full-time campaign director, Fred Rooney for Judge Committee (1989); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1993 term; reelected to 6 consecutive terms thereafter; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 2007 term; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (2003); chairman, Democratic Party of Pennsylvania (2003-2010); founder, Tri-State Strategies, government relations (2007-present); president, Millennium Strategies PA (2010-2011); founder, Isenhour & Rooney Strategies (2011-present).
Papers of Hon. Terence "T. J." Rooney, 1993-1998, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.