Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1981 Representative 107 Democrat
1982 Representative 107 Democrat
1983 Representative 107 Democrat
1984 Representative 107 Democrat
1985 Representative 107 Democrat
1986 Representative 107 Democrat
1987 Representative 107 Democrat
1988 Representative 107 Democrat
1989 Representative 107 Democrat
1990 Representative 107 Democrat
1991 Representative 107 Democrat
1992 Representative 107 Democrat
1993 Representative 107 Democrat
1994 Representative 107 Democrat
1995 Representative 107 Democrat
1996 Representative 107 Democrat
1997 Representative 107 Democrat
1998 Representative 107 Democrat
1999 Representative 107 Democrat
2000 Representative 107 Democrat
2001 Representative 107 Democrat
2002 Representative 107 Democrat
2003 Representative 107 Democrat
2004 Representative 107 Democrat
2005 Representative 107 Democrat
2006 Representative 107 Democrat
2007 Representative 107 Democrat
2008 Representative 107 Democrat
2009 Representative 107 Democrat
2010 Representative 107 Democrat
Counties Columbia, Montour, Northumberland, Schuylkill

Biography

10/15/1948 - 10/29/2016


BELFANTI, Robert E., Jr., a Representative from Columbia, Montour, Northumberland and Schuylkill Counties; born in Danville, Montour County, Pa., October 15, 1948; graduated, Mount Carmel High School, 1966; attended, University of North Carolina, 1970-1971; sergeant, United States Marine Corps (1967-1971; Vietnam War, 1968-1969); residential contractor; member, Northumberland County Parks and Recreation Commission (1975-1981); member, Pennsylvania Young Democrats (1972-1980); member, Democratic State Committee (1976-1980); appointed, Pennsylvania Unemployment Advisory Council; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1981 term and served 14 consecutive terms thereafter; appointed, Special Bipartisan Committee to Investigate Industrial Plant Closings (1984); appointed, Select Committee to Study the Availability of and Need for Services to Handicapped Persons 21 Years of Age or Older (1985-1986); appointed, Select Committee on the Operational Aspects of the Emaus Orphan House (1986); appointed, Pennsylvania MILRITE Council (1989-1995); appointed, vice-chair, Select Committee to Investigate the Divestiture of State General Hospitals (1990); not a candidate for reelection to the House (2010); died, October 29, 2016 in Mount Carmel, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania; interred, Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.


 

Archival Collections


Papers of Robert E. Belfanti, Jr., 1959-2010, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.