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Name Position Session Party County District
AGNEW JR., WILLARD F. Minority Floor Leader 1955 - 1962 R Allegheny
ANDERSON, SARAH A. 1955 - 1972 D Philadelphia 193
ANDREWS, HIRAM G. Minority Floor Leader,
Speaker
1933 - 1962* D, Ind Cambria
ARLENE, HERBERT 1959 - 1966 D Philadelphia
ASHTON, WILLIAM H. 1953 - 1968 R Chester 156
AUKER, CHARLES A. 1939 - 1964* R Blair
BALTHASER, WAYNE L. 1959 - 1960 D Berks
BARTON, CARL M. 1957 - 1960 R Perry
BELL, CLARENCE D. 1955 - 1960 R Delaware
BLAIR, STANLEY L. 1949 - 1968 R Crawford, Erie 5
BOIES, DAVID M. 1937 - 1964 D Allegheny
BONNER, JOHN F. 1955 - 1966* D Carbon
BORIS, JOHN 1959 - 1964* R Schuylkill
BOWER, ADAM T. Minority Caucus Chairman 1939 - 1966 R Northumberland
BOWMAN, JAMES S. 1957 - 1964 R Dauphin
BRANCA, ERNEST O. 1955 - 1966* D Philadelphia
BRENNINGER, FLOYD K. 1955 - 1962 R Montgomery
BRETH, HARRIS G. 1941 - 1962* D Clearfield
BROWN SR., WILLIAM EARL 1949 - 1960 R Chester
BUCHANAN, WILLIAM G. 1953 - 1968* R Indiana 62
BURNS, HOWARD M. 1959 - 1960 D Lycoming
CAPANO, A. V. 1947 - 1964* D Washington
CAPITOLO, VINCENT 1959 - 1964 D Philadelphia
CIANFRANI, HENRY 1953 - 1962 D Philadelphia
CIOFFI, DOMINICK E. 1953 - 1968 D Lawrence 9
CLARKE, JAMES F. 1959 - 1968 D Allegheny 22
COMER, HARRY R. J. 1953 - 1974 D Philadelphia 178
COOPER, GEORGE W. 1939 - 1960 R Allegheny
CROSSIN, FRANK P. Minority Policy Committee Chairman 1959 - 1964 D Luzerne
CURWOOD, WILLIAM B. 1953 - 1966 D Luzerne
DAVIS, JAMES KEPLER 1951 - 1966 R Forest
DENGLER, CLYDE R. 1957 - 1966 R Delaware
DENNIS, RALPH M. 1959 - 1960 D Philadelphia
DENNISON, SAMUEL B. 1941 - 1962* R Jefferson
DEVLIN, JOHN H. 1957 - 1960 D Allegheny
DONAHUE, RUTH S. 1955 - 1960 R Clinton
DONALDSON JR., LEE A. Majority Floor Leader,
Minority Floor Leader,
Minority Policy Committee Chairman
1955 - 1970 R Allegheny 30
DOUGHERTY, JAMES J. Majority Whip,
Minority Whip
1949 - 1964 D Philadelphia
DOWN, RALPH J. 1953 - 1964 R Mercer
EDWARDS, WILLIAM 1957 - 1964 R Lackawanna
EILBERG, JOSHUA Majority Floor Leader,
Majority Whip,
Minority Whip
1955 - 1966 D Philadelphia
ESHBACK, J. RUSSELL 1959 - 1970 R Monroe, Pike, Wayne 139
ESHLEMAN, EDWIN D. Majority Whip,
Minority Whip
1955 - 1966 R Lancaster
EWING, EDWIN C. 1939 - 1964* R Allegheny
FARABAUGH, E. J. 1953 - 1964 D Cambria
FETTEROLF JR., MORTON H. Majority Whip 1957 - 1964 R Montgomery
FILO, JULES Majority Caucus Secretary 1949 - 1968 D Allegheny 38
FINEMAN, HERBERT Majority Whip,
Minority Floor Leader,
Speaker
1955 - 1978 D Philadelphia 194
FLOYD, SAMUEL 1949 - 1960* D Philadelphia
FLYNN, MICHAEL RICHARD 1953 - 1964 D Washington
FOERSTER, THOMAS J. 1959 - 1968 D Allegheny 17
FOX, DONALD W. Majority Caucus Chairman,
Minority Caucus Chairman
1957 - 1974 R Lawrence, Mercer 10
FRANK, SAMUEL W. 1955 - 1974* D Lehigh 132
FRASCELLA, THOMAS A. 1955 - 1966 D Philadelphia
FULMER, EUGENE M. 1959 - 1970 R Centre, Clearfield 77
GAILEY JR., JOHN R. 1957 - 1968 D York 95
GALLAGHER, JAMES J. A. 1959 - 1986 D Bucks 141
GARLOCK, MARL H. 1955 - 1960 D Fulton
GELFAND, EUGENE 1955 - 1974 D Philadelphia 202
GEORGE, ARTHUR 1949 - 1962* R Cumberland
GIBB, LAURENCE V. 1955 - 1966 R Allegheny
GIBSON, ALLEN M. Majority Whip,
Minority Whip
1945 - 1960 R Warren
GOLDSTEIN, JOSEPH H. 1959 - 1964 R Warren
GOLDSTEIN, MAURICE H. 1955 - 1964 R Allegheny
GOODRICH, RAY C. 1957 - 1966 R Potter
GRAMLICH, HARRY S. 1953 - 1964 R Venango
GRAY, WILLIAM 1959 - 1964 D Philadelphia
GUTHRIE, W. MACK 1943 - 1962 R Armstrong
HAMILTON, ROBERT K. Minority Policy Committee Chairman,
Speaker
1941 - 1972* D Beaver 16
HAUDENSHIELD, GEORGE K. 1959 - 1970 R Allegheny 43
HAUDENSHIELD, JOHN R. 1939 - 1960* R Allegheny
HEAVEY, CHARLES D. 1955 - 1964 D Philadelphia
HEFFNER, GEORGE W. 1957 - 1966 R Schuylkill
HELM, W. STUART Minority Policy Committee Chairman,
Speaker
1941 - 1964 R Armstrong
HENZEL, EVELYN GLAZIER 1955 - 1962 R Montgomery
HOCKER, BLAINE C. 1947 - 1966 R Dauphin
HOLLIDAY, JOSEPH R. 1957 - 1962 R Blair
HOLT, HERBERT 1955 - 1960 D Philadelphia
HORST, ENOS H. 1955 - 1968 R Cumberland, Franklin 89
IRVIS, K. LEROY Majority Caucus Chairman,
Majority Floor Leader,
Minority Caucus Chairman,
Minority Floor Leader,
Minority Whip,
Speaker
1959 - 1988 D Allegheny 19
ISAACS, JOSEPH W. 1955 - 1966 R Delaware
JENKINS, GEORGE E. 1949 - 1962* D Allegheny
JIM, CHARLES J. 1949 - 1962* D Westmoreland
JOHNSON, ALBERT W. Majority Floor Leader,
Majority Whip,
Minority Floor Leader,
Minority Whip
1947 - 1964 R McKean
JOHNSON, ROBERT P. 1959 - 1964 R Montgomery
JONES, FRANCES R. 1959 - 1966 D Philadelphia
JONES, GRANVILLE E. 1949 - 1960 D Philadelphia
JONES, THOMAS H. W. 1951 - 1960 R Montgomery
JUMP, JAMES J. 1947 - 1960 R Luzerne
KAMYK, WALTER T. 1949 - 1964 D Allegheny
KEE, JOHN 1959 - 1960 R Philadelphia
KEISER, RUSSEL C. 1959 - 1962 R Dauphin
KERNAGHAN, MAE W. Majority Caucus Chairman,
Minority Caucus Chairman
1957 - 1970 R Delaware 163
KESSLER, HARRY A. 1959 - 1966 R Montour
KNECHT, WILLIAM K. 1955 - 1962 R Schuylkill
KOOKER, MARGARETTE S. 1955 - 1966 R Bucks
KORNICK, NICHOLAS 1951 - 1966 D Fayette
KORNS, WILLIAM R. 1957 - 1964 R Somerset
KOVOLENKO, WILLIAM 1959 - 1960 D Beaver
KUBITSKY, LEO 1959 - 1960 R Luzerne
LAMB, THOMAS F. 1959 - 1966 D Allegheny
LAWSON, PAUL M. 1959 - 1970 D Philadelphia 191
LEE, AUSTIN M. 1957 - 1964 R Philadelphia
LEE, KENNETH B. Majority Floor Leader,
Minority Floor Leader,
Minority Policy Committee Chairman,
Speaker
1957 - 1974 R Sullivan, Susquehanna, Wyoming 111
LEONARD, LOUIS 1941 - 1966* D Allegheny
LIGHT, JOHN H. 1951 - 1960 R Lebanon
LIMPER, WILLIAM 1949 - 1966 D Philadelphia
LIPPINCOTT II, EDWIN E. 1953 - 1962 R Delaware
LOPRESTI, PHILIP Majority Caucus Chairman 1937 - 1960* D Cambria
LUIGARD, CHARLES F. 1959 - 1960 D Berks
LUTTY, PAUL F. 1951 - 1972 D Allegheny 25
MACHMER, LAWRENCE C. 1959 - 1960 D Berks
MAGEE JR., GEORGE C. 1955 - 1964 R Crawford
MAHAN, SAMUEL M. 1953 - 1960 R Butler
MARKLEY, MARIAN E. Majority Caucus Secretary,
Minority Caucus Secretary
1951 - 1968 R Lehigh 134
MAXWELL, H. J. 1941 - 1964* D Westmoreland
McCANDLESS, ALBERT L. 1959 - 1964 R Butler
McCANN, STEPHEN Majority Caucus Secretary,
Majority Floor Leader,
Minority Floor Leader
1953 - 1962 D Greene
McCORMACK, THOMAS J. 1953 - 1962 D Philadelphia
McDONALD, JOHN J. 1959 - 1962 D Schuylkill
McINROY, HARRY R. 1951 - 1962 R Tioga
McKEEVER, LEO A. 1955 - 1964 D Philadelphia
McLAUGHLIN, LEO J. 1955 - 1964 D Allegheny
MEHOLCHICK, STANLEY A. 1955 - 1972* D Luzerne 117
MERRY, RALPH S. 1957 - 1964 R Crawford
MIHM, MARTIN C. 1937 - 1962 D Allegheny
MILLER, BEATRICE Z. 1957 - 1960 R Philadelphia
MILLER, HAROLD G. 1945 - 1962* R Blair
MILLS, CHARLES J. 1945 - 1966 D Westmoreland
MONROE, SUSIE 1949 - 1968 D Philadelphia 196
MORAN, J. P. 1935 - 1960* D Allegheny
MULDOWNEY, FRANCIS X. 1951 - 1962 D Philadelphia
MULLEN, MARTIN P. 1955 - 1982* D Philadelphia 189
MUNLEY, MARION L. Minority Caucus Secretary 1947 - 1964 D Lackawanna
MURPHY JR., AUSTIN J. 1959 - 1970 D Washington 48
MURPHY, PETER J. 1955 - 1960 R Delaware
MURRAY, HARVEY P. 1955 - 1960 R Snyder
MURRAY, JOHN J. 1953 - 1964* D Allegheny
MURRAY, PAUL G. 1945 - 1960 R Lancaster
MUSTO, JAMES A. 1949 - 1972 D Luzerne 118
NAUGLE, HARRY A. 1951 - 1960 R Somerset
NEEDHAM, MICHAEL J. 1947 - 1972* D Lackawanna 113
NELSON, CARL W. 1959 - 1960 D York
O'DELL, FORD E. 1957 - 1966 R Erie
O'DONNELL, JAMES P. 1959 - 1972 D Philadelphia 188
O'DONNELL, JAMES A. 1959 - 1966 D Northampton
O'NEIL, FRANK M. 1955 - 1966* D Clearfield
ODORISIO, ROCCO A. 1959 - 1968 R Delaware 167
OGILVIE, ROBERT S. 1953 - 1966 R Dauphin
PARLANTE, ALFONSO 1953 - 1966* D Philadelphia
PASHLEY, KATHRYN GRAHAM 1955 - 1966 D Philadelphia
PERRY, HOWARD H. 1959 - 1960 D York
PERRY, PETER E. 1959 - 1976 D Philadelphia 203
PETROSKY, ANTHONY J. Majority Caucus Chairman,
Minority Floor Leader
1941 - 1964 D Westmoreland
POLASKI, JULIAN 1941 - 1964* D Erie
POLEN, J. DEAN 1941 - 1966* D Washington
PRENDERGAST, JAMES F. Majority Caucus Administrator,
Majority Caucus Secretary,
Majority Whip,
Minority Caucus Chairman
1959 - 1978 D Northampton 136
PRICE JR., HARRY W. 1947 - 1962 R Mifflin
PURSLEY, LOUIS A. 1955 - 1962 R Union
REIBMAN, JEANETTE F. 1955 - 1966* D Northampton
REIDENBACH, WILLIAM J. 1945 - 1962* D Lackawanna
RENWICK, WILLIAM F. 1955 - 1978 D Cameron, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk 75
RIGBY, JOSEPH P. 1951 - 1968* R Allegheny 21
RILEY, HAMPTON 1959 - 1964 D Philadelphia
ROVANSEK, LOUIS 1949 - 1962 D Cambria
ROYER, BAKER 1935 - 1966 R Lancaster
RUDISILL, HAROLD B. 1955 - 1970 D York 93
SAKULSKY, BARNET 1959 - 1962 D Westmoreland
SCARCELLI, VINCENT F. 1955 - 1966 D Philadelphia
SCHAAF, PETER G. 1959 - 1962 D Erie
SCHUSTER SR., EDWARD A. 1943 - 1964 D, R Allegheny
SCHWARTZ, GEORGE X. 1953 - 1960* D Philadelphia
SELTZER, H. JACK Majority Appropriations Committee Chairman,
Minority Appropriations Committee Chairman,
Minority Floor Leader,
Speaker
1957 - 1980 R Lebanon 101
SHERMAN, LOUIS 1955 - 1972 D Philadelphia 176
SHUPNIK, FRED J. Minority Caucus Administrator 1959 - 1982 D Luzerne 119
SILVERMAN, LOUIS 1957 - 1970* D Philadelphia 182
SNARE, ORVILLE E. 1957 - 1970 R Blair, Huntingdon 81
SNIDER, E. GADD 1943 - 1960 D Fayette
STANK, JOHN F. Minority Whip 1933 - 1964* D Northumberland
STECKEL, WILLIAM A. 1955 - 1970* R Lehigh 134
STEVENS, DENNIS D. 1957 - 1960 R Allegheny
STEWART JR., JOHN 1959 - 1960 R Philadelphia
STIMMEL, REGINALD P. 1947 - 1962* R Lehigh
STONE, CHARLES D. 1953 - 1972 D Beaver 15
STONER, CLARENCE G. 1951 - 1960 R Cumberland
STRAUSSER, ALBERT E. 1953 - 1962 R Columbia
STROUP, STANLEY G. 1955 - 1960 R Bedford
SULLIVAN, JOSEPH A. 1959 - 1976 D Philadelphia 177
TAYLOR, MARTIN J. 1949 - 1964 D Philadelphia
THOMPSON, RONALD L. 1941 - 1966* R Allegheny
TOMPKINS, EDWIN W. Minority Whip 1947 - 1962 D, R Cameron
TRUSIO, PAT C. 1957 - 1974* D Fayette 51
UJOBAI, JOSEPH P. 1957 - 1964 R Chester
VARALLO, MARY A. Majority Whip,
Minority Caucus Chairman
1945 - 1960* D Philadelphia
VARNER, VERN PAIGE 1949 - 1962 R Clarion
VERONA, GUS P. 1959 - 1964 D Northampton
WALL, ARTHUR J. 1931 - 1966* R Wayne
WALSH, JOHN T. 1953 - 1974 D Allegheny 37
WARGO, JOSEPH G. Majority Caucus Secretary,
Minority Caucus Secretary
1949 - 1984 D Lackawanna, Wayne 115
WEIDNER, LEROY A. 1947 - 1964 R Berks
WELSH, JOHN J. 1949 - 1968 D Philadelphia 198
WESCOTT, HAROLD G. 1945 - 1962 R Susquehanna
WHEELER JR., ROBERT F. 1947 - 1960 D Fayette
WHITTAKER, JOHN E. 1957 - 1962 R Lycoming
WILLARD, JAMES E. 1957 - 1966 R Mercer
WILLAREDT, HERMAN B. 1953 - 1964 R Montgomery
WILLIAMS JR., ALAN D. 1959 - 1966 R Bucks
WILLIAMS, EVAN S. 1959 - 1968 R Bradford 110
WILT, RAYMOND E. 1951 - 1970 R Allegheny 29
WOOD, NORMAN Majority Caucus Chairman,
Minority Caucus Chairman
1923 - 1964 R Lancaster
WORLEY, FRANCIS 1943 - 1970* R Adams 91
WYND JR., JAMES 1957 - 1962 R Wyoming
YATRON, GUS 1957 - 1960 D Berks
YETTER JR., VAN D. 1955 - 1966* D Monroe
ZIMMERMAN, LESTER H. 1957 - 1966 R Juniata

*served non-consecutive terms