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Name Position Session Party County District
ALTER, GEORGE ELIAS Speaker 1909-1914 R Allegheny 0
AMBLER, CHARLES A. Speaker 1903-1916* R Montgomery 0
ANDREWS, HIRAM G. Minority Floor Leader,
Speaker
1933-1962* Ind, D Cambria 0
BALDWIN, RICHARD JACOBS Speaker 1895-1918* R Delaware 0
BLUETT, THOMAS Speaker 1921-1928 R Philadelphia 0
BOYER, HENRY K. Speaker 1883-1898* R Philadelphia 0
CESSNA, JOHN Speaker 1850-1894* D, R Bedford, Cambria 0
CLARK, JOHN Speaker 1868-1869 R Philadelphia 0
COX, JOHN FREMONT Speaker 1885-1912* R Allegheny 0
DAVIS, ELISHA W. Speaker 1860-1880* PR, UR, R Mercer, Philadelphia, Venango 0
DEWEESE, H. WILLIAM Majority Floor Leader,
Majority Whip,
Minority Floor Leader,
Speaker
1976-2012 D Fayette, Greene, Washington 50
ELLIOTT, WILLIAM Speaker 1870-1873 R Philadelphia 0
FARR, JOHN R. Speaker 1891-1900 R Lackawanna 0
FAUNCE, JOHN E. Speaker 1875-1888 D Philadelphia 0
FINEMAN, HERBERT Majority Whip,
Minority Floor Leader,
Speaker
1955-1977 D Philadelphia 0,194
FISS, IRA T. Majority Appropriations Committee Chairman,
Minority Appropriations Committee Chairman,
Speaker
1937-1948 R Snyder 0
FURMAN, ROY E. Speaker 1933-1940 D Greene 0
GLASS, JOHN P. Speaker 1864-1867 U, R Allegheny 0
GOODNOUGH, C. JAY Majority Floor Leader,
Speaker
1915-1932 R Cameron 0
GRAHAM, JAMES L. Speaker 1883-1892 R Allegheny 0
HAMILTON, ROBERT K. Minority Policy Committee Chairman,
Speaker
1941-1972* D Beaver 0,16
HELM, W. STUART Minority Policy Committee Chairman,
Speaker
1941-1964 R Armstrong 0
HESS, AARON B. Majority Floor Leader,
Speaker
1911-1930* R Lancaster 0
HEWIT, BENJAMIN LIGHTNER Speaker 1871-1894* R Blair 0
HOPKINS, WILLIAM Speaker 1834-1863* D Washington 0
IRVIS, K. LEROY Majority Caucus Chairman,
Majority Floor Leader,
Minority Caucus Chairman,
Minority Floor Leader,
Minority Whip,
Speaker
1959-1988 D Allegheny 0,19
KELLEY, JAMES R. Speaker 1864-1866 U Beaver, Washington 0
KILROY, ELMER Speaker 1935-1942 D Philadelphia 0
LAPORTE, JOHN Speaker 1828-1832 JAC, D Bradford, Tioga 0
LAWRENCE, JOSEPH Speaker 1818-1836* D, A-M Washington 0
LAWRENCE, WILLIAM C. A. Speaker 1858-1860 D, R Dauphin 0
LEE, KENNETH B. Majority Floor Leader,
Minority Floor Leader,
Minority Policy Committee Chairman,
Speaker
1957-1974 R Sullivan, Susquehanna, Wyoming 0,111
LICHTENWALTER, FRANKLIN H. Majority Floor Leader,
Speaker
1939-1948 R Lehigh 0
LONG, HENRY MARTYN Speaker 1875-1880 R Allegheny 0
LONGAKER, ABRAHAM BROWER Speaker 1856-1858 D Montgomery 0
MANDERINO, JAMES J. Majority Floor Leader,
Majority Whip,
Minority Whip,
Speaker
1967-1989 D Westmoreland 58
MARSHALL, WILLIAM T. Speaker 1889-1902 R Allegheny 0
MYER, ELIJAH REED Speaker 1873-1878* R Bradford 0
McCALL, KEITH R. Majority Whip,
Speaker
1983-2010 D Carbon, Luzerne, Monroe 122
McCALMONT, JOHN SWAYZE Speaker 1849-1850 D Clarion, Jefferson, Venango 0
McCLAIN, FRANK B. Majority Floor Leader,
Speaker
1895-1910 R Lancaster 0
McCLURE, JAMES H. Speaker 1923-1934 R Allegheny 0
McCORMICK, HENRY H. Speaker 1873-1874 R Allegheny 0
O'BRIEN, DENNIS M. Speaker 1977-2012* R Philadelphia 169
O'DONNELL, ROBERT W. Majority Floor Leader,
Majority Whip,
Minority Caucus Chairman,
Speaker
1974-1993 D Philadelphia 198
OLMSTED, ARTHUR GEORGE Speaker 1863-1865 R, U Potter, Tioga 0
PATTERSON, FINDLEY Speaker 1845-1880* D Armstrong, Washington 0
PATTERSON, SAMUEL FINDLEY Speaker 1875-1876 D Allegheny 0
PERZEL, JOHN M. Majority Floor Leader,
Minority Policy Committee Chairman,
Minority Whip,
Speaker
1979-2010 R Philadelphia 172
RHEY, JOHN S. Speaker 1850-1890* D Armstrong, Cambria, Clarion, Jefferson 0
ROWE, JOHN Speaker 1853-1862* D, UD Franklin, Fulton 0
RYAN, MATTHEW J. Majority Floor Leader,
Majority Whip,
Minority Floor Leader,
Minority Policy Committee Chairman,
Minority Whip,
Speaker
1963-2003 R Chester, Delaware 0,168
SARIG, WILSON G. Minority Floor Leader,
Speaker
1915-1936* D Berks 0
SCHELL, WILLIAM P. Speaker 1852-1878* D Bedford, Cambria, Fulton 0
SELTZER, H. JACK Majority Appropriations Committee Chairman,
Minority Appropriations Committee Chairman,
Minority Floor Leader,
Speaker
1957-1980 R Lebanon 0,101
SHREVE, MILTON W. Speaker 1907-1912 R Erie 0
SMITH, CHARLES C. Majority Floor Leader,
Majority Whip,
Minority Floor Leader,
Speaker
1943-1956 R Philadelphia 0
SMITH, SAMUEL H. Majority Floor Leader,
Majority Whip,
Minority Floor Leader,
Speaker
1987-2014 R Armstrong, Clearfield, Indiana, Jefferson 66
SORG, HERBERT P. Majority Floor Leader,
Majority Whip,
Speaker
1941-1952 R Elk 0
SPANGLER, ROBERT S. Speaker 1913-1932* R York 0
STRANG, BUTLER B. Speaker 1861-1871* PR, R Potter, Tioga 0
STRONG, HENRY K. Speaker 1853-1860* W, PR Philadelphia 0
TALBOT, GROVER CLEVELAND Speaker 1925-1934 R Delaware 0
THOMPSON, CALEB C. Speaker 1889-1894 R Warren 0
TURNER, ELLWOOD JACKSON Majority Floor Leader,
Minority Floor Leader,
Speaker
1925-1948 R Delaware 0
TURZAI, MIKE Majority Floor Leader,
Minority Policy Committee Chairman,
Minority Whip,
Speaker
2001-2019 R Allegheny 28
WALTON, HENRY F. Speaker 1891-1906* R Philadelphia 0
WEBB, JAMES H. Speaker 1867-1874* R Bradford, Sullivan 0
WHITAKER, SAMUEL ADAMS Speaker 1913-1924* R Chester 0

*served non-consecutive terms