Sessions Office Position District Party
1989 Representative 116 Democrat
1990 Representative 116 Democrat
1991 Representative 116 Democrat
1992 Representative 116 Democrat
1993 Representative 116 Democrat
1994 Representative 116 Democrat switched to Republican
1995 Representative 116 Republican
1996 Representative 116 Republican
Counties Luzerne


01/22/1950 -

STISH, Thomas B., a Representative from Luzerne County; born in Hazleton, Luzerne County, Pa., January 22, 1950; B.A., psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, 1971; M.Ed., counseling psychology, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, 1975; Ed.S., school psychology, Lehigh University, 1979; former school psychologist; member, Luzerne County Democratic Executive Committee; chair, Hazleton Democratic Party; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1989, 1991 and 1993 terms; appointed, Select Committee to Investigate the Divestiture of State General Hospitals (1990); changed party affiliation to Republican in 1994; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1995 term; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1996); special assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Mental Health, Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare (1996).

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