Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1989 Representative 85 Republican
1990 Representative 85 Republican
1991 Representative 85 Republican
1992 Representative 85 Republican
1993 Representative 85 Republican
1994 Representative 85 Republican
1995 Representative 85 Republican
1996 Representative 85 Republican
1997 Representative 85 Republican
1998 Representative 85 Republican
1999 Representative 85 Republican
2000 Representative 85 Republican
2001 Representative 85 Republican
2002 Representative 85 Republican
2003 Representative 85 Republican
2004 Representative 85 Republican
2005 Representative 85 Republican
2006 Representative 85 Republican
2007 Representative 85 Republican
2008 Representative 85 Republican
2009 Representative 85 Republican
2010 Representative 85 Republican
Counties Snyder, Union

Biography

02/19/1947 -


FAIRCHILD, Russell H., a Representative from Snyder and Union Counties; born in Sunbury, Northumberland County, Pa., February 19, 1947; graduated, Lewisburg Area Joint High School, 1965; A.S., engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 1967; served, Infantry Platoon Leader, United States Army (1967-1969, Vietnam War); president, Fairchild Brothers, Inc. (1969-1988); president, G.R.F. Services, Inc. (1979-1987); committeeman, Union Township (1972-1974); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1989 term and served 11 consecutive terms; appointed, Select Committee on Land Use and Growth Management (1990); appointed, Chesapeake Bay Commission (1999-2010; vice-chair, 2001, chair, 2002); appointed, co-chair, Select Committee on Alternatives for the Operation of the Philadelphia International Airport (2000); appointed, Select Committee on Information Security (2006); not a candidate for reelection to the House (2010).