03/08/1903 - 08/15/1994

FLEMING, Robert D., a Representative from Allegheny County; born in Sharpsburg, Allegheny County, Pa., March 8, 1903; graduated, Aspinwall High School; B.S., University of Pittsburgh, 1931; insurance salesman; realtor; elected, justice of the peace (1933-1939); president, Young Republicans, Aspinwall (1936-1937); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1939 term and served 5 more consecutive terms thereafter; appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1945-1948, 1967-1974: Sub-Committee on Strip Mining, 1945-1946: Sub-Committee on Finance Companies, 1945-1946: chair, Sub-Committee on Industrial Development, 1947-1948); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1950); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1951-1974); elected, Senate President pro tempore (1966-1970); member, Pennsylvania Commission on Constitutional Revision (1959); appointed, Commission on Interstate Cooperation (1959-1964); appointed, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (1961-1974; chair, 1961-1970); appointed, General State Authority (1967-1968); appointed, Pennsylvania Transportation Assistance Authority (1968); appointed, Pennsylvania Higher Educational Facilities Authority (1967-1968); appointed, State Highway and Bridge Authority (1967-1968); appointed, State Public School Building Authority (1967-1968); unsuccessful campaign for reelection, State Senate (1974); died, August 15, 1994 in Oakmont, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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