Sessions Office Position District Party
1967 Representative Republican
1968 Representative Republican
1969 Representative 122 Republican
1970 Representative 122 Republican
1971 Representative 122 Republican
1972 Representative 122 Republican
1973 Representative 122 Republican
1974 Representative 122 Republican
Counties Carbon, Luzerne


08/16/1916 - 03/22/1981

Carbon County (1967-1972), Carbon and Luzerne Counties (1973-1974)

SEMANOFF, Joseph, a Representative from Carbon and Luzerne Counties; born in Coaldale, Schuylkill County, Pa., August 16, 1916; graduated, Nesquehoning High School, 1934; served, 101st Airborne Division, United States Army (World War II; Purple Heart, Combat Infantryman badge, double Presidential Unit citations and four Battle Stars recipient); grocer; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1967 term and served 3 more consecutive terms; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House in the 1974 General election; died, March 22, 1981 in Lehighton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania; interred, Lehighton Cemetery, Lehighton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania.

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