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Gibson E Armstrong


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1985 13 Republican
1986 13 Republican
1987 13 Republican
1988 13 Republican
1989 13 Republican
1990 13 Republican
1991 13 Republican
1992 13 Republican
1993 13 Republican
1994 13 Republican
1995 13 Republican
1996 13 Republican
1997 13 Republican
1998 13 Republican
1999 13 Republican
2000 13 Republican
2001 13 Republican
2002 13 Republican
2003 13 Republican
2004 13 Republican
2005 13 Republican
2006 13 Republican
2007 13 Republican
2008 13 Republican
 Counties   Lancaster, York

Biography

1943 -

Early Life:

Gibson E. Armstrong (R), born in 1943, in Butler, son of the late S. Gibson and Helen Burns; Huntingdon Area High School, 1961; Westminster College (B.B.A.), economics, 1965; married Martha; 4 children.

Early Career:

Captain, intelligence officer, Naval Nuclear Weapons Courier, U.S. Marine Corps, 1966-69; received Vietnam commendation ribbons; board member, Willow Street Lions Club, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Water Street Rescue Mission, Lancaster Bible College, Lancaster Economic Development Council; member, Capitol Preservation Committee, State Job Training Coordinating Council, Human Resource Investment Council, Council of State Governments, Eastern Regulatory Conference, Committee on Fiscal Affairs, State Employees’ Retirement System, Tobacco Settlement Board.

Awards:

Outstanding Young Men of America- 1979, Outstanding Service Award, Friendship Force International- 1983, Legislator of the Year- 1986-87.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Pa. House of Representatives 1977-84; elected to Pa. Senate 1984; chair, Labor & Industry Committee, Majority Appropriations Committee; member, Banking and Insurance, Communications and High Technology, Rules and Executive Nominations, Transportation Commission; left office November 30, 2008.

Pa. House of Representatives Biography

 

Cited: Pennsylvania Manual, Biographies of Members of the Senate, pg. 3-12; Volume 114, December, 1999.