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MERLE H. PHILLIPS


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1980 108 Republican
1981 108 Republican
1982 108 Republican
1983 108 Republican
1984 108 Republican
1985 108 Republican
1986 108 Republican
1987 108 Republican
1988 108 Republican
1989 108 Republican
1990 108 Republican
1991 108 Republican
1992 108 Republican
1993 108 Republican
1994 108 Republican
1995 Majority Caucus Administrator 108 Republican
1996 Majority Caucus Administrator 108 Republican
1997 Majority Caucus Administrator 108 Republican
1998 Majority Caucus Administrator 108 Republican
1999 Majority Caucus Administrator 108 Republican
2000 Majority Caucus Administrator 108 Republican
2001 Majority Caucus Administrator 108 Republican
2002 Majority Caucus Administrator 108 Republican
2003 Majority Caucus Administrator 108 Republican
2004 Majority Caucus Administrator 108 Republican
2005 Majority Caucus Administrator 108 Republican
2006 Majority Caucus Administrator 108 Republican
2007 Minority Caucus Administrator 108 Republican
2008 Minority Caucus Administrator 108 Republican
2009 Minority Caucus Administrator 108 Republican
2010 Minority Caucus Administrator 108 Republican
 Counties   Montour, Northumberland, Snyder

Biography

09/21/1928 - 12/30/2013

PHILLIPS, Merle Herbert, a Representative from Montour, Northumberland and Snyder Counties; born in Dalmatia, Northumberland County, Pa., September 21, 1928; graduated, Lower Mahanoy Township High School, 1946; attended, Susquehanna University; served, United States Marine Corps; president, Irish Valley Food Processing, Inc.; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in a Special Election, March 11, 1980 to serve the remaining 1979 term; Sworn-In, April 8, 1980 and reelected to 15 consecutive terms thereafter; elected, Majority Caucus Administrator (1995-2006); elected, Minority Caucus Administrator (2007-2010); not a candidate for reelection to the House (2010); elected, delegate, Republican National Convention (2004, 2008); appointed, commissioner, Northumberland County (2011-2012); died, December 30, 2013 in Sunbury, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania; interred, Orchard Hills Cemetery, Shamokin Dam, Snyder County, Pennsylvania.