Sessions Office Position District Party
1983 Representative 17 Republican
1984 Representative 17 Republican
1985 Representative 17 Republican
1986 Representative 17 Republican
1987 Representative 17 Republican
1988 Representative 17 Republican
1989 Representative 17 Republican
1990 Representative 17 Republican
Counties Crawford, Mercer


08/27/1944 -

ROBBINS, Robert D., a Representative from Crawford and Mercer Counties; born in Greenville, Mercer County, Pa., August 27, 1944; graduated, Greenville High School, 1962;  B.S., United States Military Academy at West Point, 1966; graduate work, East Stroudsburg State College (now East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania); teaching certificate, Geneva College, 1973; captain, United States Army (1966-1971, Vietnam War: Soldier's Medal for Heroism, Combat Infantry Badge and Bronze Star recipient); instructor, United States Army Ranger School; teacher and head wrestling coach, Greenville High School; insurance agent, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1982; reelected to serve 3 more consecutive terms; appointed, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (1989-1994); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1990); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1991-2014); elected, Majority Caucus Secretary (2001-2014); appointed, Pennsylvania Milrite Council (1993-1994); appointed, Local Government Commission (1994-2014; chair, 1995-2000, 2005-2012); appointed, Select Committee to Investigate the Use of Automatic and Semiautomatic Firearms (1994); not a candidate for reelection, State Senate (2014).

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