Sessions Office Position District Party
1983 Representative 200 Democrat
1984 Representative 200 Democrat
1985 Representative 200 Democrat
1986 Representative 200 Democrat
1987 Representative 200 Democrat
1988 Representative 200 Democrat
1989 Representative 200 Democrat
1990 Representative 200 Democrat
1991 Representative 200 Democrat
1992 Representative 200 Democrat
1993 Representative 200 Democrat
Counties Philadelphia


03/26/1948 -

LINTON, Gordon J., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 26, 1948; A.S., business management, Peirce Junior College, 1967; B.A., economics, Lincoln University, 1970; M.Ed., counseling psychology, Antioch University, 1974; community consultant, Counseling Services Project, School District of Philadelphia; youth development counselor, Youth Development Center at Cornwell Heights; director of education, Baptist Children’s House; psycho-educational specialist, Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic; regional director, Pennsylvania Department of the Auditor General; chair, 50th Ward Democratic Committee (1978-1987); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat for the 1983 term; reelected to 5 consecutive terms thereafter; appointed, Commonwealth trustee, Lincoln University (1983-1993); chair, Select Committee on Minority and Women-owned Businesses (1984); member, Disadvantaged Business Advisory Council, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation; gubernatorial appointee, Trial Court Nominating Commission, Philadelphia County (1987, 1988); appointed, board of directors, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) (1991-1993); elected, delegate, Democratic National Convention (1992); resigned from the House, August 13, 1993; Presidential appointee with Senate confirmation, Administrator, Federal Transit Administration (August 20, 1993-1999); senior vice president, transportation group, Siebert, Brandford, Shank; senior advisor and vice president, Wage Works; senior advisor, 200consult.

If you wish to contact your current State Representative, please visit the Find Your Legislator page; or visit the Members of the House page to view a list of all current Representatives.