12/19/1924 - 03/10/1994

SCANLON, Eugene Francis, a Representative from Allegheny County; born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., December 19, 1924; graduated, Central Catholic High School; B.A., University of Pittsburgh, 1950; LL.B., University of Pittsburgh Law School, 1953; captain, United States Army (1943-1946, World War II; 1950-1952, Korean War); attorney; case editor and author, University of Pittsburgh Law Review; Deputy Attorney General, Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General (1955-1963); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in a Special Election on April 23, 1968; Sworn-In on May 27, 1968 to serve the remaining 1967 term; reelected to the House in 1968, 1970 and 1972; appointed, Speaker's Committee on Tax Reform (1970); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1974); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania State Senate (1975-1994); elected, Senate Majority Whip (1977-1980); elected, Senate Minority Whip (1981-1984); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1979-1984); died while in office of Senate, March 10, 1994 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Christ Our Redeemer Catholic Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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