10/22/1922 - 05/07/2015

LAMB, Thomas Francis, a Representative from Allegheny County; born, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. on October 22, 1922; graduated, St. James High School; B.A., Duquesne University; LL.B., Duquesne University Law School; lieutenant, "U.S.S. Keywadin" (1945-1946), United States Navy (1942-1946, World War II); attorney; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1958; reelected to 3 consecutive terms thereafter; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1966); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1967-1974); elected, Senate Majority Leader (1970-1974); appointed, Commission on Interstate Cooperation (1969-1974; chair, 1971-1974); appointed, chair, Special Committee to Study the Public Employee Relations Act (of 1970) (1973); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1971-1974); not a candidate for reelection to the Senate (1974); vice-chancellor, Government Relations, University of Pittsburgh (1977-1985); secretary of legislative affairs, Office of the Governor, 1987-1991; died, May 7, 2015 in Mt. Lebanon, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Heidelberg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

Archival Collections

Thomas F. Lamb Papers, 1968-1974, AIS.1975.09, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

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