Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1995 Representative 52 Democrat
1996 Representative 52 Democrat
1997 Representative 52 Democrat
1998 Representative 52 Democrat
1999 Representative 52 Democrat
2000 Representative 52 Democrat
2001 Representative 52 Democrat
2002 Representative 52 Democrat
2003 Representative 52 Democrat
2004 Representative 52 Democrat
2005 Representative 52 Democrat
2006 Representative 52 Democrat
Counties Fayette, Westmoreland

Biography

09/21/1936 - 04/15/2012


SHANER, James E., a Representative from Fayette and Westmoreland Counties; born in Connellsville, Fayette County, Pa., September 21, 1936; graduated, Uniontown Senior High School, 1955; B.A., education, Fairmont State College; M.Ed., West Virginia University; attended, California State College (now Pennsylvania Western University, California); teacher and coach, Uniontown High School; self-employed laborer; owner and operator, Ye Olde Inn Restaurant; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1994; reelected to serve 5 more  consecutive terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (2006); died, April 15, 2012 in Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; interred, Greenridge Memorial Park, Connellsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.