12/10/1970 -

PIPPY, John R., a Representative from Allegheny County; born in Ubon, Ubon Ratchathani Province, Thailand, December 10, 1970; graduated, Malden Catholic High School, 1988; B.S., environmental engineering, West Point Military Academy, 1992; M.A., strategic studies, United States Army War College; M.A., International Relations, Irish American Univeristy, Dublin; captain, United States Army (active duty, 1992-1995); captain, United States Army Reserves (1995-2004; co-commander, 332nd Engineer Company, 2001-2004; active duty, Operation Iraqi Freedom, 2003-2004; Combat Action Badge, Bronze Star and Defense Meritus Service Medal recipient); colonel, Pennsylvania Army National Guard (2004-present); manager, U.S. Steel, Clairton Works (1995-1996); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1996; served 4 consecutive terms; appointed commissioner, Port of Pittsburgh (1999-2002); appointed, Select Committee on Alternatives for the Operation of the Philadelphia International Airport (2000); appointed, board member, Allegheny County Airport Authority (2001-2003); resigned from the House, March 24, 2003; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (March 11, 2003-June 30, 2012); appointed, Joint Legislative Air and Water Pollution Control and Conservation Committee (2005-2008); appointed, chair, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (2007-June 30, 2012); elected, delegate, Republican National Convention (2004); CEO, Pennsylvania Coal Alliance (July, 2012-2016); government relations associate, Maverick Strategies (2017-present).

Oral History

Sen. John Pippy Oral History, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives (June 6, 2006).

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