02/24/1946 - 01/30/2012

Armstrong, Butler and Westmoreland Counties (1981-1982), Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties (1983-2000)

VAN HORNE, Terry E., a Representative from Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler, and Westmoreland Counties; born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., February 24, 1946; graduated, Arnold High School; B.A., Duquesne University, 1968; J.D., Widener University School of Law; sales representative, wholesale food broker (1973-1980); supermarket owner; elected, council, city of Arnold (1978-1980); board director, Alle-Kiski Community Development Corporation; advisory council, Duquesne University Small Business Development Center; advisory committee, Northern Westmoreland Area Vocational-Technical School; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1980; reelected to serve 9 more consecutive terms; appointed, Special Bipartisan Committee to Investigate Food and Cheese Distribution (1984); appointed, commissioner, Pennsylvania Public Employee Retirement Commission (1985); elected, delegate, Democratic National Convention (1988); not a candidate for reelection to the House (2000); unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (2000); political consultant; solicitor, East Deer Township; solicitor, Bell Township; redevelopment authority, city of Arnold; solo practitioner, Ambrose Law Centre; municipal manager, Penn Hills Borough (2007-2009); city clerk, city of Arnold; died, January 30, 2012 in Natrona Heights, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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