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Guy Reschenthaler


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
2015 37 Republican
2016 37 Republican
2017 37 Republican
2018 37 Republican
2019 37 Republican
 Counties   Allegheny, Washington

Biography

04/17/1983 -

Lieutenant Guy Lorin Reschenthaler (R37) Allegheny and Washington Counties 2015-2019

Early Life:

Lieutenant Guy Lorin Reschenthaler, born April 17, 1983, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; son of Guy and Jan Reschenthaler; Thomas Jefferson High School, 2001; Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, (B.A.) political science, 2005; intern, United States District Attorney's Office, Western District of Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh; Duquesne Law School, Juris Doctor, 2008; attorney; lieutenant, United States Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps (JAG), 2009-2012; elected, magisterial district judge, Pittsburgh South Hills, 2013-2015; attorney, Brennan, Robins and Daley; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 2015-2019; unsuccessful candidate, Republican nomination, United States House of Representatives, special election, 2017; elected, Republican, United States House of Representatives, 2019 - present.    

Early Career:

Intern, United States District Attorney's Office, Western District of Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh; Attorney; Lieutenant, United States Navy Jag Corps; magisterial district judge; attorney, Brennan, Robins and Daley, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:

Member, Pennsylvania Parks and Forest Foundation; member, Penn State Behrend's Political Science Advisory Board.

Award:

Federal Bar Association Texas Chapter Michael Taylor Shelby Award, 2011.

In 2010, one of three attorneys who defended a Navy SEAL accused of covering up an assault on terrorist Ahmad Hashim Abd al-Isawi while in custody. Acquitted of all charges. Awarded the Michael Taylor Shelby Award for Professional, Ethics and Dedication in the practice of law.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 37th district, Allegheny and Washington Counties, November 4, 2015-2016; special election, vacancy, resignation, Matthew Smith.  

Re-elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 37th district, Allegheny and Washington Counties, 2016 - resigned January 31, 2019; committee assignments, Intergovernmental Operations (Vice-chairman), Banking and Insurance, Community, Economic and Recreational Development, Judiciary, Law and Justice, Rules and Executive Nominations.

Continued Government Service/National Politics:

Unsuccessful candidate, Republican nomination, United States House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, special election, 2017.

Elected, Republican, United States House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixteenth Congress, 14th congressional district, 2019-present; Committee assignments; Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on the Energy and Water Development, Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Committee on Rules, Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of Congress, Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress; Republican, Chief Deputy Whip, 118th Congress.

Legacy:

Founded, Military Law Society Chapter, Duquesne Law School.

Cited: 

The Pennsylvania Manual, (2017) Bogden, S. (Editor). McKain, A. (Editor). (Volume 123). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, page 3-40; Biographies of Members of the Senate, page 3-22.



After 5 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania Senate, Guy Reschenthaler went on to serve in congress