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Richard A Tilghman


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1969 17 Republican
1970 17 Republican
1971 17 Republican
1972 17 Republican
1973 17 Republican
1974 17 Republican
1975 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
1976 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
1977 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
1978 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
1979 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
1980 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
1981 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
1982 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
1983 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
1984 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
1985 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
1986 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
1987 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
1988 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
1989 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
1990 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
1991 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
1992 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
1993 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
1994 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
1995 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
1996 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
1997 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
1998 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
1999 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
2000 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
2001 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
2002 Appropriations Committee Chair 17 Republican
 Counties   Delaware, Montgomery

Biography

1920 - 2017

Personal Life & Education:

Richard A. Tilghman (R), born in 1920, in Manchester, England; son of Benjamin Chew and Eliza Middleton Fox; Fountain Valley School; Princeton University (B.A.), politics, 1943; additional studies, Berlitz School of Languages; married Diana Disston; died February 23, 2017.

Early Career:

Major, U.S. Marine Corps, WWII, Silver Star for action in Iwo Jima; member, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Episcopal Church.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Pa. House of Representatives, 1967-68; elected to Pa. Senate 1968; chair, Appropriations committee (majority, 1981-92 & 1995-2005; minority, 1976-80 & 1993-94); vice-chair, Finance, 1989-92; member, Law & Justice, Rules & Executive Nominations, Urban Affairs & Housing Commission; resigned August 31, 2001.

Pa. House of Representatives Biography

 

Cited: Pennsylvania Manual, Biographies of Members of the Senate, pg. 3-22; Volume 114, December, 1999.