Sessions Office Position District Party
1969 Representative 183 Democrat
1970 Representative 183 Democrat
1973 Representative 183 Democrat
1974 Representative 183 Democrat
1975 Representative 183 Democrat
1976 Representative 183 Democrat
Counties Philadelphia


03/27/1930 - 11/01/2017

TAYOUN, James J. "Jimmy," a Representative from Philadelphia County; born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 27, 1930; B.S., Temple University, 1951; attended, Villanova University; served, United States Army (1953-1955); restaurateur; president, South Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1969 term; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House for the 1971 term; special assistant, Register of Wills office, Philadelphia (1972); reelected to the House for the 1973 and 1975 terms; resigned from the House, January 4, 1976; elected, council, Philadelphia (1976-1984, 1988-1992); unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1984, 1986); publisher and editor, Philadelphia Public Record (1999-2016); unsuccessful campaign, State Senate (2004); died, November 1, 2017 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.  


Tayoun, Jimmy.  Going to Prison.  Brunswick, ME: Biddle Publishing Company, 2002 (fifth edition).

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