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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