Sessions Office Position District Party
1976 Representative 186 Democrat
1977 Representative 186 Democrat
1978 Representative 186 Democrat
1981 Representative 186 Democrat
1982 Representative 186 Democrat
1983 Representative 186 Democrat
1984 Representative 186 Democrat
1985 Representative 186 Democrat
1986 Representative 186 Democrat
1987 Representative 186 Democrat
1988 Representative 186 Democrat
Counties Philadelphia


03/13/1933 - 03/09/2015

WIGGINS, Edward A., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 13, 1933; graduated, John Bartram High School, 1951; attended, Temple University School of Business (1952-1954); corporal, United States Army (1954-1956, Korean Conflict); building administrator, Philadelphia State Office Building (1971-1975); Equal Employment Supervisor, Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (1975-1976); clerk, Philadelphia Board of Revision of Taxes (1979-1980); advisory committee, Ethnic Heritage House; Philadelphia Democratic Executive Committee; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives by Special Election, April 27, 1976; Sworn-In, May 10, 1976 to serve the remaining 1975 term; reelected to serve 5 more nonconsecutive terms thereafter (1977-1978 and 1981-1988); appointed, chair, Select Commitee to Investigate the Crisis in Staffing of Welfare Offices in the Commonwealth (1984); appointed, Select Committee to Investigate Alcohol Abuse in Pennsylvania Institutions of Higher Education (1987-1988); appointed, Select Committee to Study Autism in the Commonwealth (1988); unsuccessful campaigns for reelection to the House (1978, 1988); administrator, Philadelphia Parking Authority; died, March 9, 2015 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

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