Sessions Office Position District Party
1977 Representative 56 Democrat
1978 Representative 56 Democrat
1979 Representative 56 Democrat
1980 Representative 56 Democrat
1981 Representative 56 Democrat
1982 Representative 56 Democrat
1983 Representative 56 Democrat
1984 Representative 56 Democrat
1985 Representative 56 Democrat
1986 Representative 56 Democrat
1987 Representative 56 Democrat
1988 Representative 56 Democrat
1989 Representative Majority Policy Committee Chairman 56 Democrat
1990 Representative Majority Policy Committee Chairman 56 Democrat
1991 Representative Majority Policy Committee Chairman 56 Democrat
1992 Representative Majority Policy Committee Chairman 56 Democrat
1993 Representative 56 Democrat
1994 Representative 56 Democrat
1995 Representative 56 Democrat
1996 Representative 56 Democrat
Counties Westmoreland


09/05/1947 -

KUKOVICH, Allen Gale, a Representative from Westmoreland County; born in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., September 5, 1947; graduated, Penn Township High School, 1965; B.A., political science, Kent State University, 1969; J.D., Duquesne University Law School, 1973; served, Pennsylvania National Guard (1969-1975); attorney; solicitor, Recorder of Deeds office, Westmoreland County (1976-1978); member, Democratic Committee (1974-1978); state executive board, Common Cause (1974-1977); state board of directors, Pennsylvania Citizens Consumer Council (1975-1977); vice president, Alliance for Consumer Protection (1976); member, Public Utilities Commission Advisory Council (1977); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in a Special Election on November 8, 1977; Sworn-In, November 28, 1977 to serve the remaining 1977 term; reelected to serve 9 more consecutive terms; appointed, Special House Committee on the Homeless (1984); appointed, chair, Select Committee to Investigate the Commonwealth's Response to Medicaid Fraud (1986); appointed, Select Committee to Investigate the Tragedy of Teenage Suicide (1986); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1996); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1997-2004); appointed, Joint Legislative Air and Water Pollution Control and Conservation Committee (1997-2004); appointed, Joint Select Committee to Examine Election Issues (2001); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the Senate (2004); founder and board chair, Smart Growth Partnership of Westmoreland County (2000-present); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor (2002); Pennsylvania Democratic State Chairman (2002-2003); director, Southwest Regional Office, Governor Ed Rendell Administration (2004-2009); executive director, Power of 32 Regional Visioning Project.

Archival Collections

Allen G. Kukovich Papers, 1977-2004, AIS.2004.21, Archives Services Center, University of Pittsburgh

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