Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1973 Representative 18 Republican
1974 Representative 18 Republican
1975 Representative 18 Republican
1976 Representative 18 Republican
1977 Representative 18 Republican
1978 Representative 18 Republican
1979 Representative 18 Republican
1980 Representative 18 Republican
1981 Representative 18 Republican
1982 Representative 18 Republican
1983 Representative 18 Republican
1984 Representative 18 Republican
1985 Representative 18 Republican
1986 Representative 18 Republican
1987 Representative 18 Republican
1988 Representative 18 Republican
1989 Representative 18 Republican
1990 Representative 18 Republican
Counties Bucks

Biography

01/28/1931 - 01/10/2019


BURNS, Edward Francis, Jr., a Representative from Bucks County; born in Branchdale, Schuylkill County, Pa., January 28, 1931; graduated, Northeast Catholic High School, 1948; B.A., history, LaSalle College,1952; M.Ed., Temple University, 1957; served, United States Naval Reserves (1950-1991, Korean War); teacher (20 years); elected, Bensalem Township School Board (1971-1974); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1972; reelected to serve 8 more consecutive terms, not a candidate for reelection to the House (1990); elected, mayor, Bensalem (1989-1993); died, January 10, 2019 in Audubon, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; interred, Our Lady of Grace Cemetery, Langhorne, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
 
 

Archival Collections


Papers of Edward F. Burns, Jr., 1973-1990, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.