Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1973 Representative 65 Republican
1974 Representative 65 Republican
1975 Representative 65 Republican
1976 Representative 65 Republican
1977 Representative 65 Republican
Counties Forest, Venango, Warren

Biography

03/19/1918 - 02/08/2008


KUSSE, Robert J., a Representative from Forest, Venango, and Warren Counties; born, March 19, 1918 in Rochester, Monroe County, NY; attended, University of Rochester; attended, University of Buffalo; flight trainer, United States Military; test pilot and chief pilot; businessman; owner, Bob Kusse Pontiac Cadillac; member, Warren Higher Education Incorporated; director, Kinzua Dam Vacation Bureau; advisory board member, University of Pittsburgh-Bradford; advisory committee member, Warren Vo-Tech; elected, township supervisor (1966); unsuccessful campaign to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1968); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1972, 1974 and 1976; appointed, Select Committee to Investigate the State Water Plan (1974); resigned from the House, June 7, 1977; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1977-1984); appointed, Joint Legislative Air and Water Pollution Control and Conservation Committee (1981-1984); died, February 8, 2008 in Okemos, Ingham County, Michigan.