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Leonard J Bodack


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1979 38 Democrat
1980 38 Democrat
1981 38 Democrat
1982 38 Democrat
1983 38 Democrat
1984 38 Democrat
1985 38 Democrat
1986 38 Democrat
1987 38 Democrat
1988 38 Democrat
1989 38 Democrat
1990 38 Democrat
1991 38 Democrat
1992 38 Democrat
1993 38 Democrat
1994 38 Democrat
1995 38 Democrat
1996 38 Democrat
1997 38 Democrat
1998 38 Democrat
1999 38 Democrat
2000 38 Democrat
2001 38 Democrat
2002 38 Democrat
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

1932 - 2015

Early Life:

Leonard J. Bodack (D), born in 1932, in Pittsburgh, son of the late Joseph and Mary Spehar; attended Pittsburgh Academy, Point Park College; married Shirley M. Wagner, 6 children.

Early Career:

Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps, 1950-54; past vice-commander, Slovenian Veterans; past vice-commandant, Marine Corps League, Allegheny County detachment; chair, Allegheny County Democratic Committee; member, American Families United, Croatian Fraternal Union, American Slovenian Catholic Church (K.S.K.J.), Polish National Alliance, Arsenal Board of Trade, American Legion, Post 715, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 278, Slovenian Home Pittsburgh, Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 46, Lions Club, American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Etna Elks Lodge #932, Corinthian’s Lodge #573, Free and Accepted Masons, State Public Schools Building Authority, Port of Pittsburgh Committee, General State Authority, Pennsylvania Higher Education Facilities Authority.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected to Pa. Senate 1978; elected Democratic Caucus Chair, 1989-92; Democratic Whip, 1993-2000; minority chair, Intergovernmental Affairs Committee; member, Appropriations, Rules & Executive Nominations, Democratic Policy, Ethics, Legislative Data Processing. Management Operations Commission; left office November 30, 2002.

 

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