03/08/1920 - 02/23/2017

TILGHMAN, Richard Albert, a Representative from Montgomery County; born, March 8. 1920 in Manchester, Greater Manchester County, England; graduated, Fountain Valley School, Colorado; attended, Berlitz School of Languages; graduated, Princeton University, 1943; major, United States Marine Corps (1942-1945, World War II; Silver Star recipient); employed, Smith & Barney; employed, the General Coal Company; plastics manufacturing executive, Contour Manufacturing Company; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1967 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1969 term; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1969-August 31, 2001); appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (1981-1982); member, Chesapeake Bay Commission; died, February 23, 2017 in Bryn Mawr, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

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