Sessions Office Position District Party
1967 Representative Republican
1968 Representative Republican
1969 Representative 120 Republican
1970 Representative 120 Republican
1971 Representative 120 Republican
1972 Representative 120 Republican
1973 Representative 120 Republican
1974 Representative 120 Republican
1975 Representative Minority Caucus Chairman 120 Republican
1976 Representative Minority Caucus Chairman 120 Republican
1977 Representative 120 Republican
1978 Representative 120 Republican
Counties Luzerne


12/26/1926 - 01/31/2004

O’CONNELL, Frank J., Jr., a Representative from Luzerne County; born in Larksville, Luzerne County, Pa., December 26, 1923; graduated, St. Mary’s High School; served, United States Army (2 years); restaurateur; elected, council, Kingston Borough (1960-1971); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1967 term and served 5 more consecutive terms; elected, House Minority Caucus Chairman (1975-1976); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1975-1976); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1978); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1979-August 31, 1985); appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Interstate Cooperation (1979-1980); appointed, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (1979-1984); died, January 31, 2004 in Port St. Lucie, St. Lucie County, Florida.

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