05/11/1925 - 12/04/2017

ZEMPRELLI, Edward P., a Representative from Allegheny County; born in Clairton, Allegheny County, Pa., May 11, 1925; attended, Clairton public schools; B.A., The Pennsylvania State University, 1945; LL.B., University of Pittsburgh Law School, 1949; attorney; elected, solicitor, Clairton (1952-1963); chair, Clairton Democratic Committee; trust officer, Lincoln Bank and Trust Company; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in a Special Election on November 5, 1963; Sworn-In on December 4, 1963 to serve the remaining 1963 term; reelected to serve the 1965 and 1967 terms; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1969-1988); elected, Senate Democratic Leader (1979-1988); appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Interstate Cooperation (1971-1980; chair, 1979-1980); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1979-1988); appointed, Pennsylvania Higher Educational Facilities Authority (1981-1988); appointed, State Public School Building Authority (1981-1988); appointed, Pennsylvania Milrite Council (1981-1982); trustee, The Pennsylvania State University (1978-1996; Trustee Emeritus, 1997); died, December 4, 2017 in Jupiter, Palm Beach County, Florida; interred, Jefferson Memorial Park, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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