Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1949-1950 Representative Democrat
1951-1952 Representative Democrat
1953-1954 Representative Democrat
1955-1956 Representative Democrat
1957-1958 Representative Democrat
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 Majority Caucus Secretary Democrat
1968 Representative Majority Caucus Secretary Democrat
1969 Representative Majority Caucus Secretary 115 Democrat
1970 Representative Majority Caucus Secretary 115 Democrat
1971 Representative Majority Caucus Secretary 115 Democrat
1972 Representative Majority Caucus Secretary 115 Democrat
1973 Representative Minority Caucus Secretary 115 Democrat
1974 Representative Minority Caucus Secretary 115 Democrat
1975 Representative Majority Caucus Secretary 115 Democrat
1976 Representative Majority Caucus Secretary 115 Democrat
1977 Representative Majority Caucus Secretary 115 Democrat
1978 Representative Majority Caucus Secretary 115 Democrat
1979 Representative Minority Caucus Secretary 115 Democrat
1980 Representative Minority Caucus Secretary 115 Democrat
1981 Representative Minority Caucus Secretary 115 Democrat
1982 Representative Minority Caucus Secretary 115 Democrat
1983 Representative Majority Caucus Secretary 115 Democrat
1984 Representative Majority Caucus Secretary 115 Democrat
Counties Lackawanna, Wayne

Biography

08/04/1922 - 08/21/1999


Lackawanna County (1967-1982), Lackawanna and Wayne Counties (1983-1984)

WARGO, Joseph George, a Representative from Lackawanna County; born in Olyphant, Lackawanna County, Pa., August 4, 1922; graduated, Olyphant Senior High School; served, 109th Field Artillery, Pennsylvania National Guard; sergeant, 168th Infantry, 34th Division, United States Army (World War II); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1949 term and served 17 consecutive terms thereafter; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1984); elected, Minority Caucus Secretary (1967-1968, 1973-1974, 1979-1982); elected, Majority Caucus Secretary (1969-1972, 1975-1978, 1983-1984); died, August 21, 1999 in Olyphant, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; interred, Holy Ghost Cemetery, Olyphant, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.