05/04/1951 -

GREENWOOD, James Charles, a Representative from Bucks County; born on May 4, 1951; graduated, Council Rock High School, 1969; B.A., Dickinson College, 1973; legislative assistant, Republican Caucus, Pennsylvania State Representative John S. Renninger (1972-1976); head house parent, The Woods School (1974-1976); campaign coordinator, Renninger for Congress (1976); caseworker, Bucks County Children and Youth Social Service Agency (1977-1980); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1980 and served 2 more consecutive terms; appointed, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Authority (1981-1986); appointed, Select Committee to Investigate Limerick II (1984); appointed, Select Committee to Study the Availability of and Need for Services to Handicapped Persons 21 Years of Age or Older (1985-1986); appointed, Select Committee to Investigate the Problem of Teenage Pregnancies and Parenting in Pennsylvania (1986); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1986); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1987-1992); appointed, Joint Legislative Air and Water Pollution Control and Conservation Committee (1987-1992); appointed, board, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) (1991-1992); not a candidate for reelection, State Senate (1992); elected, United States Congress (1993-2005); not a candidate for reelection to Congress (2004); President and CEO, Biotechnology Industry Organization (2005-present).




Archival Collections


Papers of Rep. James C. Greenwood, Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa.. (unprocessed)


Oral History

Rep. James C. Greenwood Oral History, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives (July 28, 2006).

Congressional Biography

After 6 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, James C. Greenwood went on to serve in congress

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