09/03/1940 -

Blair and Huntingdon Counties (1971-1972 and 1983-1992), Blair, Centre and Huntingdon Counties (1973-1982)

HAYES, Samuel E., Jr., a Representative from Blair, Centre and Huntingdon Counties; born in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., September 3, 1940; B.S., The Pennsylvania State University, 1964; M.Ed., The Pennsylvania State University, 1965; served, United States Army (5 years; Vietnam War, Bronze Star recipient); served, United States Army Reserves (12 years); teacher; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1971 term and served 10 consecutive terms thereafter; elected, Minority Caucus Chair (1977-1978); elected, Majority Whip (1979-1980); elected, Majority Leader (1981-1982); elected, Minority Whip (1983-1992); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1977-1992); appointed, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (1991-1992); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1992); appointed, Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (1997-2003); gubernatorial appointee, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Authority (1997-2002); appointed, The Pennsylvania State University Board of Trustees 1997—2014; trustee emeritus, 2014); professor, Juniata College (1992-present).

Archival Collections

Samuel E. Hayes, Jr. Papers, 1997-2003, (various record groups), Pennsylvania State Archives, Harrisburg.

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