Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1961 Representative Republican
1962 Representative Republican
1963 Representative Republican
1964 Representative Republican
1965 Representative Republican
1966 Representative Republican
1967 Representative Majority Caucus Secretary Republican
1968 Representative Majority Caucus Secretary Republican
1969 Representative Minority Caucus Secretary 84 Republican
1970 Representative Minority Caucus Secretary 84 Republican
1985 Representative 84 Republican
1986 Representative 84 Republican
1987 Representative 84 Republican
1988 Representative 84 Republican
1989 Representative 84 Republican
1990 Representative 84 Republican
1991 Representative 84 Republican
1992 Representative 84 Republican
1993 Representative 84 Republican
1994 Representative 84 Republican
Counties Lycoming

Biography

01/22/1924 - 02/08/2017


BUSH, Alvin Charles, a Representative from Lycoming County; born in Philipsburg, Centre County, Pa., January 22, 1924; graduated, Williamsport High School, 1941; B.S., University of North Carolina; attended, Northwestern University Midshipman’s School; lieutenant, "U.S.S. LST-25," United States Navy (1943-1946, World War II); farmer; president, Alvin Bush Motors; member, Lycoming County Young Republicans; elected as a Republican for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1961 term and served 4 more consecutive terms; elected, Majority Caucus Secretary (1967-1968); elected, Minority Caucus Secretary (1969-1970); co-chair, Speaker's Committee on Tax Reform (1970); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1970); director, Pennsylvania Legislative Reference Bureau (1972-1973); staff administrator, Republican Caucus, Pennsylvania State Senate (1976-1980); executive assistant, Senate President pro tempore (1980-1984); reelected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1985 term and served 4 consecutive terms thereafter; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1994); appointed, Independent Regulatory Review Commission (1997-2009); died, February 8, 2017 in Montoursville, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania; interred, Twin Hills Memorial Park, Muncy, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.