Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1959 Representative Democrat
1960 Representative Democrat
1961 Representative Democrat
1962 Representative Democrat
1963 Representative Democrat
1964 Representative Democrat
1965 Representative Democrat
1966 Representative Democrat
1967 Representative Democrat
1968 Representative Democrat
1969 Representative 141 Democrat
1970 Representative 141 Democrat
1971 Representative 141 Democrat
1972 Representative 141 Democrat
1973 Representative 141 Democrat
1974 Representative 141 Democrat
1975 Representative 141 Democrat
1976 Representative 141 Democrat
1977 Representative 141 Democrat
1978 Representative 141 Democrat
1979 Representative 141 Democrat
1980 Representative 141 Democrat
1981 Representative 141 Democrat
1982 Representative 141 Democrat
1983 Representative 141 Democrat
1984 Representative 141 Democrat
1985 Representative 141 Democrat
1986 Representative 141 Democrat
Counties Bucks

Biography

09/19/1927 - 02/05/1992


GALLAGHER, James John Aloysious, a Representative from Bucks County; born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 19, 1927; graduated, LaSalle High School; attended, Marine Corps Institute; attended, St. Joseph’s College of Industrial Relations; honorary doctorate of education, Temple University; served, United States Marine Corps (1945-1946, World War II); bus mechanic; owner and operator, Gallagher Tours; employed, Quinn Insurance; chair, Bristol Township School Authority (1957-1964); member, Bucks County Democratic Executive Board; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1958; reelected to serve 13 consecutive terms thereafter; elected, alternate delegate, Democratic National Convention (1964); appointed, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (1967-1974); appointed, board chair, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) (1981-1986); appointed, chair, Select Committee on Seasonal Farm Laborers (1984); appointed, chair, Select Committee to Investigate Limerick II (1984); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1986); member, board of trustees, Bucks County Community College; executive, Bristol Township (1991-1992); died, February 5, 1992 in Bristol, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.


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