Sessions Office Position District Party
1971 Representative 48 Democrat
1972 Representative 48 Democrat
1973 Representative 48 Democrat
1974 Representative 48 Democrat
1975 Representative 48 Democrat
1976 Representative 48 Democrat
Counties Washington


11/07/1936 - 10/29/2016

STOUT, J. Barry, a Representative from Washington County; born in Fargo, Washington County, Pa., November 7, 1936; graduated, Bentleyville High School, 1955; graduated, valedictorian, Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science, 1958; B.A., economics, Washington and Jefferson College, 1964; honorary doctorate of law, Washington and Jefferson College, 2010; served, Corps of Engineers, United States Army (1959-1962); associate, Thompson Funeral Home; vice president, Atlas Railroad Construction Company; partner, Stout Group, Atlas Services Corporation and Marta Track Constructors; member, Bentleyville Planning Committee; deputy coroner, Washington County; financial chairman and executive committee, Bentleyville Sesquicentennial (1965-1966); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1970; reelected to serve 3 consecutive terms thereafter; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate, May 17, 1976 (Sworn-In, January 4, 1977-2010); appointed, vice-chair, High Speed Intercity Rail Passenger Commission (1985-1986); appointed, Local Government Commission (1978-2010; chair, 1981-1992, 1995-1996, 1999-2004); not a candidate for reelection, State Senate (2010); died, October 29, 2016 in Bentleyville, Washington County, Pennsylvania; interred, Washington Cemetery, Washington, Washington County, Pennsylvania.

If you wish to contact your current State Representative, please visit the Find Your Legislator page; or visit the Members of the House page to view a list of all current Representatives.