Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1987 Representative 78 Republican
1988 Representative 78 Republican
1989 Representative 78 Republican
1990 Representative 78 Republican
1991 Representative 78 Republican
1992 Representative 78 Republican
1993 Representative 78 Republican
1994 Representative 78 Republican
1995 Representative 78 Republican
1996 Representative 78 Republican
1997 Representative 78 Republican
1998 Representative 78 Republican
1999 Representative 78 Republican
2000 Representative 78 Republican
2001 Representative 78 Republican
2002 Representative 78 Republican
2003 Representative 78 Republican
2004 Representative 78 Republican
2005 Representative 78 Republican
2006 Representative 78 Republican
2007 Representative 78 Republican
2008 Representative 78 Republican
2009 Representative 78 Republican
2010 Representative 78 Republican
2011 Representative 78 Republican
2012 Representative 78 Republican
2013 Representative 78 Republican
Counties Bedford, Fulton, Huntingdon

Biography

09/12/1938 - 09/06/2013


HESS, Dick, L., a Representative from Bedford, Fulton and Huntingdon Counties; born, September 12, 1938 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa.; graduated, Saxton Liberty High School, 1958; chief clerk, commissioners, Bedford County (1965-1972); elected, prothonotary and clerk of courts, Bedford County (1972-1987); president, Bedford Republican Club; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1987 term was reelected to 13 consecutive terms thereafter; appointed, board member, PennVEST (2009-2013); appointed, Select Committee on Alternatives for the Operation of the Philadelphia International Airport (2000); elected, delegate, Republican National Convention (2004, 2008, 2012); died while in office, September 6, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Grandview Cemetery, Saxton, Bedford County, Pennsylvania.



Archival Collections


Papers of Dick L. Hess, 1987-2013, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.