Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1968 Representative Republican
1969 Representative 89 Republican
1970 Representative 89 Republican
1971 Representative 89 Republican
1972 Representative 89 Republican
1973 Representative 89 Republican
1974 Representative 89 Republican
1975 Representative Minority Caucus Secretary 89 Republican
1976 Representative Minority Caucus Secretary 89 Republican
1977 Representative 89 Republican
1978 Representative 89 Republican
1979 Representative 89 Republican
1980 Representative 89 Republican
1981 Representative 89 Republican
1982 Representative 89 Republican
Counties Cumberland, Franklin

Biography

03/27/1938 -


BITTLE, R. Harry, a Representative from Cumberland and Franklin Counties; born in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa., March 27, 1938; graduated, Chambersburg Area Senior High School, 1956; A.B., Gettysburg College, 1960; J.D., Dickinson School of Law (now Penn State Dickinson Law), 1964; attended, University of Florida Law School; lawyer; Assistant District Attorney, Franklin County (1965-1968); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in a Special Election, April 23, 1968; Sworn-In on May 27, 1968 to serve the remaining 1967 term; reelected to the House for 7 more consecutive terms; elected, Majority Caucus Secretary (1975-1976); appointed, Special Committee to Investigate the Energy Crisis (1973); appointed, Select Committee to Investigate the State Water Plan (1974); appointed, Joint Legislative Air and Water Pollution Control and Conservation Committee (1981-1982); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1982); deputy secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources (1983-1987); president, CEO and part owner, PERCS, Inc. (5 years); self-employed, government affairs consultant (18 years).