Sessions Office Position District Party
1941-1942 Representative Democrat
1943-1944 Representative Democrat
1945-1946 Representative Democrat
1949-1950 Representative Democrat
1951-1952 Representative Democrat
1953-1954 Representative Democrat
1955-1956 Representative Democrat
1957-1958 Representative Democrat
1959 Representative Democrat
1960 Representative Democrat
1961 Representative Democrat
1962 Representative Democrat
1963 Representative Democrat
1964 Representative Democrat
1965 Representative Speaker Democrat
1966 Representative Speaker Democrat
1967 Representative Minority Policy Committee Chairman Democrat
1968 Representative Minority Policy Committee Chairman Democrat
1969 Representative 16 Democrat
1970 Representative 16 Democrat
1971 Representative 16 Democrat
1972 Representative 16 Democrat
Counties Beaver


09/03/1905 - 11/10/1986

HAMILTON, Robert Kennedy, a Representative from Beaver County; born in Roswell, Chaves County, NM, September 3, 1905; graduated, Peabody High School; B.S., The Pennsylvania State University; LL.B, J.D., Duquesne University; second lieutenant, ROTC Infantry (1928-1930); second lieutenant, Battery B, 107th field artillery, United States Army (1930-1934); second lieutenant, Horse Officer and  Reconnaissance Officer, Operational Response Command, Pennsylvania National Guard Reserves; farmer; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1940, 1942 and 1944; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1946); reelected to the House in 1948 and served 12 consecutive terms thereafter; elected, Speaker (1965-1966); appointed, Local Government Commission (1955-1964; vice-chair, 1961-1964); appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Interstate Cooperation (1961-1962, 1967-1974); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1965-1966); appointed, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (1965-1966); appointed, General State Authority (1965-1966); appointed, State Highway and Bridge Authority (1965-1966); appointed, State Public School Building Authority (1965-1966); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1972); died, November 10, 1986 in Ambridge, Beaver County, Pennsylvania; interred, Sylvania Hills Memorial Park Mausoleum, Daugherty Township, Beaver County, Pennsylvania.

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