Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1991 Representative 33 Democrat
1992 Representative 33 Democrat
1993 Representative 33 Democrat
1994 Representative 33 Democrat
1995 Representative 33 Democrat
1996 Representative 33 Democrat
1997 Representative 33 Democrat
1998 Representative 33 Democrat
1999 Representative 33 Democrat
2000 Representative 33 Democrat
2001 Representative 33 Democrat
2002 Representative 33 Democrat
2003 Representative 33 Democrat
2004 Representative 33 Democrat
2005 Representative 33 Democrat
2006 Representative 33 Democrat
2007 Representative Majority Caucus Secretary 33 Democrat
2008 Representative Majority Caucus Secretary 33 Democrat
2009 Representative Majority Whip 33 Democrat
2010 Representative Majority Whip 33 Democrat
2011 Representative Minority Floor Leader 33 Democrat
2012 Representative Minority Floor Leader 33 Democrat
2013 Representative Minority Floor Leader 33 Democrat
2014 Representative Minority Floor Leader 33 Democrat
2015 Representative Minority Floor Leader 33 Democrat
2016 Representative Minority Floor Leader 33 Democrat
2017 Representative Minority Floor Leader 33 Democrat
2018 Representative Minority Floor Leader 33 Democrat
2019 Representative Minority Floor Leader 33 Democrat
2020 Representative Minority Floor Leader 33 Democrat
Counties Allegheny, Westmoreland

Biography

05/29/1951 -


Allegheny County (1991-2014), Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties (2015-2020)
 
 
DERMODY, Francis J., a Representative from Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties; born in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., May 29, 1951; B.A., history, Columbia University, 1973; J.D., Indiana University School of Law-Bloomington, 1982; sales associate; attorney; assistant public defender, Dauphin County; Assistant District Attorney, Allegheny County (1984-1990); district justice, Allegheny County (June 1986-January 1987); legal advisor, Allegheny County District Justices (1989-1990); instructor, Community College of Allegheny County; faculty member, Pennsylvania Bar Institute for Continuing Legal Education; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1990; reelected to the House for 14 more consecutive terms; lead prosecutor and House chair, Impeachment Investigation on Supreme Court Justice Rolf Larsen (1994); elected, Majority Caucus Secretary (2007-2009); elected, Majority Whip (December 17, 2009-2010); elected, Minority Leader (2011-2020); appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing (1991-2010; chair, 14 years); appointed, Select Committee on Rules Review (1993); appointed, Select Committee on Alternatives for the Operation of the Philadelphia International Airport (2000); appointed, Select Committee on Public Education Funding (2001-2002); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (2011-2020); appointed, Legislative Data Processing Center Commission (2011-2020); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (2020); appointed, Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (2021-present).
 
 
 

Archival Collections


Papers of Hon. Frank Dermody, 1991-2020, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.