Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1977 Representative 169 Republican
1978 Representative 169 Republican
1979 Representative 169 Republican
1980 Representative 169 Republican
1983 Representative 169 Republican
1984 Representative 169 Republican
1985 Representative 169 Republican
1986 Representative 169 Republican
1987 Representative 169 Republican
1988 Representative 169 Republican
1989 Representative 169 Republican
1990 Representative 169 Republican
1991 Representative 169 Republican
1992 Representative 169 Republican
1993 Representative 169 Republican
1994 Representative 169 Republican
1995 Representative 169 Republican
1996 Representative 169 Republican
1997 Representative 169 Republican
1998 Representative 169 Republican
1999 Representative 169 Republican
2000 Representative 169 Republican
2001 Representative 169 Republican
2002 Representative 169 Republican
2003 Representative 169 Republican
2004 Representative 169 Republican
2005 Representative 169 Republican
2006 Representative 169 Republican
2007 Representative Speaker 169 Republican
2008 Representative Speaker 169 Republican
2009 Representative 169 Republican
2010 Representative 169 Republican
2011 Representative 169 Republican
2012 Representative 169 Republican
Counties Philadelphia

Biography

06/22/1952 -


O’BRIEN, Dennis M., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, June 22, 1952 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; graduated, Archbishop Ryan High School; B.S., LaSalle College; vice-president, Bearing Repair Services, Inc.; leader, Republican Executive Committee, 57th Ward; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1977 term; reelected to 17 nonconsecutive terms thereafter (1977-1980, 1983-2011); elected, Speaker (2007-2008); appointed, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Authority (1997-1998); appointed, Select Committee on Information Security (2006); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (2007-2008); unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1980); resigned from the House, December 31, 2011; elected, member, city council, Philadelphia (2012-2015); member, board of directors, Center for Autistic Children.