Sessions Office Position District Party
1968 Representative Democrat
1969 Representative 17 Democrat
1970 Representative 17 Democrat
1971 Representative 17 Democrat
1972 Representative 17 Democrat
1973 Representative 17 Democrat
1974 Representative 17 Democrat
Counties Allegheny


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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