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Gerald J LaValle


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Cited: Pennsylvania Manual, Biographies of Members of the Senate, pg. 87; Volume 110, December 1991

Cited: Pennsylvania Manual, Biographies of Members of the Senate, pg. 3-19; Volume 118, December 2007

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1989 47 Democrat
1990 47 Democrat
1991 47 Democrat
1992 47 Democrat
1993 47 Democrat
1994 47 Democrat
1995 47 Democrat
1996 47 Democrat
1997 47 Democrat
1998 47 Democrat
1999 47 Democrat
2000 47 Democrat
2001 47 Democrat
2002 47 Democrat
2003 47 Democrat
2004 47 Democrat
2005 47 Democrat
2006 47 Democrat
2007 47 Democrat
2008 47 Democrat
 Counties   Allegheny, Beaver, Lawrence

Biography

1932 - 09/12/2018

Early Life:

Gerald J. LaValle (D), born in 1932, in Rochester, son of Peter J. and Marie V. Pagley LaValle; died September 12, 2018; Rochester Area High School; Geneva College (B.S.), business administration; Westminster College (M.A.), education; married Darla J.; 2 sons; 4 granddaughters.

Early Career:

U.S. Marine Corps, active/active Reservee; Lieutenant colonel, U.S. Marine Corps Reserves, retired (1952-1981); member, Elks Lodge #238; American Legion Post 498; SOI Aquila Fidele Lodge; president, Rochester Borough Council (1974-1976); Mayor, Rochester Borough (1976-1989); Commissioner, Beaver County (1984-1990); Beaver County Democratic Executive Board.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected to Pa. Senate in a special election June 4, 1990; minority chair, Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee; acting Democratic Appropriations Chair; vice-chair, Legislative Budget & Finance Committee, Legislative Audit Advisory Commission; member, Transportation Commission, Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure, Education, Labor & Industry, Democratic Policy, Legislative Budget & Finance, State Transportation Advisory, Legislative Audit Advisory Commission; Pa. Emergency Management Council; left office November 30, 2008.

 

Cited: Pennsylvania Manual, Biographies of Members of the Senate, pg. 87; Volume 110, December 1991. Pennsylvania Manual, Biographies of Members of the Senate, pg. 3-19; Volume 118, December 2007.