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MILTON BERKES


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1967 140 Democrat
1968 140 Democrat
1969 140 Democrat
1970 140 Democrat
1971 140 Democrat
1972 140 Democrat
1973 140 Democrat
1974 140 Democrat
 Counties   Bucks

Biography

09/29/1924 - 04/03/2015

BERKES, Milton, a Representative from Bucks County; born in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 29, 1924; graduated, Benjamin Franklin High School, 1943; B.S., Temple University, 1949; M.Ed., Temple University, 1953; served, United States Army (1943-1946, World War II); teacher; guidance counselor; elected, township supervisor (1956-1968); township superintendent (1963-1966); unsuccessful campaign, commissioner, Bucks County (1963); elected, delegate, Democratic National Convention (1964); elected, alternate delegate, Democratic National Convention (1968, 1972); chair, Bucks County Democratic Committee (1968-1981, 1994-1997); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1966; reelected to serve 3 more consecutive terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1974); gubernatorial appointee, Special Assistant for Human Services, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (1975-1978); appointed, Deputy Secretary of Health, Pennsylvania Department of Health and Welfare  (1975); executive director, Offender Aid and Restoration (1979-1997); unsuccessful campaign, New Jersey State Legislature (1999); died, April 3, 2015 in Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania; interred, King David Memorial Park, Bensalem, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.