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Patrick J. Stapleton (D)

Senatorial District 41

ADDRESS: Senate Box 230041
Harrisburg 17120-3041
ROOM: 11 East Wing
TELEPHONE: (717) 787-8724
D.O. ADDRESS: 581 Philadelphia Street
Indiana 15701
E-MAIL ADDRESS: stapleton@dem.pasen.gov

PARTY: Democrat
TERM EXPIRES: 2000
OCCUPATION: Indiana County Legislator
SON OF: Patrick J. and Bertha Stapleton
ATTENDED: PA State University
GRADUATED: Indiana University of PA, B.S. in Social Studies, 1950
MARRIED: Madeline Feidler of Northampton, June 10, 1950
FAMILY: Son, Patrick J. III
CAREER: Served two terms as Dem. Co. Comr.; chm. council of Trustees of Indiana University of PA; dir. Southwestern PA Economic Dev. Dist.; treas. Rural Center for PA; past pres. PA State Assn. of Co. Comrs.; mem. State Task Force on Comprehensive Health & Farmland Preservation Board; mem. Adv. Bd. Licensed Practical Nurses Assn. of PA, K of C, BPOE, VFW, American Legion, and Community Adv. Bd. of WPSX-TV; Centennial Award of Merit, University of PA Veterinary School; dist. Alumni Award Indiana University of PA, 1992; Bd. of Governors, State System of Higher Education, 1988; vice chm. Legislative Budget & Finance Com.; served with U.S. Navy, W.W. II, 1943-47; Minority Policy Committee Chairman 1983 to Nov. 18, 1992; Majority Policy Committee Chairman Nov. 18, 1992 to Mar. 15, 1994; Minority Policy Committee Chairman Mar. 15, 1994-1996; elected Minority Caucus Administrator, 1997; Member of Senate June 8, 1970 to date.
COMMITTEES: Agriculture & Rural Affairs, Minority Chairman
Appropriations
Environmental Resources & Energy
Military & Veterans Affairs
Rules & Executive Nominations
Transportation

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