Sessions Office Position District Party
1967 Representative Republican
1968 Representative Republican
1969 Representative 42 Republican
1970 Representative 42 Republican
1971 Representative 42 Republican
1972 Representative 42 Republican
1973 Representative 42 Republican
1974 Representative 42 Republican
1975 Representative 42 Republican
1976 Representative 42 Republican
1977 Representative 42 Republican
1978 Representative 42 Republican
Counties Allegheny


04/14/1938 -

PARKER, H. Sheldon, Jr., a Representative from Allegheny County; born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., April 14, 1938; attended, Mt. Lebanon Public Schools; attended, finance courses, New York Institute of Finance; B.A., political science, Williams College, 1960; M.A., political science, University of Pittsburgh, 1965; served, Pennsylvania National Guard (1964); served, United States Army Reserve; investment broker and director of public relations, Parker/Hunter Inc. (1962-1979); author; member, Republican State Committee (1964-1966); director, The Performing Arts for Children; director, Health Systems Agency of Southwestern Pennsylvania; Republican State Committeeman; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1966; served 5 consecutive terms thereafter; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1978); secretary and treasurer, Pennsylvania Public Television Commission (1979-2003); general manager and CEO, Pennsylvania Public Television Network.

Archival Collections

Papers of H. Sheldon Parker, Jr., 1967-2002, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.

Papers of H. Sheldon Parker, Jr., 1967-1978, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.

Oral History

Rep. H. Sheldon Parker Oral History, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives (July 20, 2006)

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