Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1977 Representative 100 Republican
1978 Representative 100 Republican
1979 Representative 100 Republican
1980 Representative 100 Republican
1981 Representative 100 Republican
1982 Representative 100 Republican
1983 Representative 100 Republican
1984 Representative 100 Republican
Counties Lancaster

Biography

08/28/1943 -


ARMSTRONG, Gibson E., a Representative from Lancaster County; born in Butler, Butler County, Pa., August 28, 1943; B.B.A., economics, Westminster College, 1965; captain, Intelligence Officer, Naval Nuclear Weapons Courier, United States Marine Corps (1966-1969, Vietnam War; commendation ribbons recipient); stockbroker and commodity broker; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1977 term and was reelected for 3 consecutive terms thereafter; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1984); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1985-2008); elected, chair, Senate Majority Appropriations Committee (2007-2008); appointed, board, Pennsylvania State Employees Retirement System (1989-2008); appointed, board, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) (1991-1992); appointed, State Board of Tobacco Settlement; not a candidate for reelection, State Senate (2008).