Sessions Office Position District Party
1987 Representative 143 Republican
1988 Representative 143 Republican
1989 Representative 143 Republican
1990 Representative 143 Republican
1991 Representative 143 Republican
1992 Representative 143 Republican
1993 Representative 143 Republican
Counties Bucks


03/07/1947 -

HECKLER, David W., a Representative from Bucks County; born in Abington, Montgomery County, Pa., March 7, 1947; graduated, Central Bucks High School, 1965; B.A., Yale University, 1969; LL.B., University of Virginia School of Law, 1972; attorney; Assistant District Attorney, Bucks County (1972-1979); counsel, Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association (1972-1979); instructor, Bucks County Community College (1973-1982); counsel, Finance Committee, Republican Caucus, Pennsylvania State Senate (1983-1986); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1987, 1989, 1991 and 1993 terms; appointed, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (1989-1992); appointed, Select Committee on Land Use and Growth Management (1990); resigned from the House, August 23, 1993; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1993-August 31, 1997); appointed, Select Committee to Investigate the Use of Automatic and Semiautomatic Firearms (1994); appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing (1995-1996); elected, judge, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Bucks County (1998-2008; president judge, 2004-2008); elected, District Attorney, Bucks County (2010-September 2, 2016); appointed, chair, Pennsylvania Task Force on Child Protection (2012-present).

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