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Vincent J Fumo


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1977 1 Democrat
1978 1 Democrat
1979 1 Democrat
1980 1 Democrat
1981 1 Democrat
1982 1 Democrat
1983 1 Democrat
1984 1 Democrat
1985 1 Democrat
1986 1 Democrat
1987 1 Democrat
1988 1 Democrat
1989 1 Democrat
1990 1 Democrat
1991 1 Democrat
1992 1 Democrat
1993 1 Democrat
1994 1 Democrat
1995 1 Democrat
1996 1 Democrat
1997 1 Democrat
1998 1 Democrat
1999 1 Democrat
2000 1 Democrat
2001 1 Democrat
2002 1 Democrat
2003 1 Democrat
2004 1 Democrat
2005 1 Democrat
2006 1 Democrat
2007 1 Democrat
2008 1 Democrat
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

1943 -

Early Life:

Vincent J. Fumo (D), born in 1943, in Philadelphia, son of the late Vincent and Helen Rodgers; St. Joseph’s Prepatory School, 1960; Villanova University (B.S.), 1964; Temple University School of Law (J.D.), 1972; University of Pennsylvania Wharton School (M.B.A.), 1984; divorced, 3 children.

Early Career:

Attorney; banker; charter boat captain, United States Coast Guard; former chair, Private Practice Committee; Criminal Justice Secretary; founder, past president, Moore Street Civic Association; member, American, Pennsylvania, and Philadelphia Bar Associations, Lawyers’ Club of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Justinian Society, American Civil Liberties Union, American Diabetes Association, U.S. Power Squadrons (advisory pilot), Knights of Columbus (4th degree), National Sheriff’s Association, Free and Accepted Masons (3rd degree), Order of Sons of Italy, American Mensa Society, National Italian-American Foundation; benefactor, National Rifle Association; president, Pa. Savings Bank; director, Independence Blue Cross, Historical Ship Preservation Guild; board member, Fort Mifflin, Historical Houses of Fairmont Park, Board of City Trusts, Public School Employees’ Retirement System, Philadelphia Regional Port Authority; vice-chair, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA).

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected to Pa. Senate in a special election April 3, 1978, reelected, 1980; Majority Caucus Secretary, 1979-80; minority chair, Appropriations Committee, 1985-2007; member, Finance, Game & Fisheries, Rules & Executive Nominations, Urban Affairs & Housing Commission; left office November 30, 2008.

 

Cited: Pennsylvania Manual, Biographies of Members of the Senate, pg. 3-17; Volume 118, December, 2007.