06/01/1941 - 07/01/2021

FISCHER, Roger Raymond, a Representative from Washington County; born in Washington, Washington County, Pa., June 1, 1941; graduated, Washington High School, 1959; attended, Thiel College; B.A., math and physics, Washington and Jefferson College, 1963; graduate work, Carnegie Institute of Technology; graduated, United States Air Force Command and Staff College; M.Div., Lutheran Theological Seminary; D.Min., Pittsburgh Theological Seminary (1998); honorary D. Div., Washington and Jefferson College, 1998; second lieutenant, United States Air Force; lieutenant colonel, United States Air Force Reserves; served, Pennsylvania Air National Guard; research engineer, Jones and Laughlin Steel; director, Washington School District (1965-1971); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1966; reelected to serve 10 consecutive terms thereafter; appointed, Special Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Flooding of the Monongahela River Basin (1986); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1988); minister; died, July 1, 2021 in Washington, Washington County, Pennsylvania; interred, Washington Cemetery, Washington, Washington County, Pennsylvania. 


Archival Collections

Papers of Roger Raymond Fischer, 1969-1988, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.

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