01/27/1950 -

Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties (1983-2014), Allegheny County (2015-2018)
MARKOSEK, Joseph F.,
a Representative from Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties; born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., January 27, 1950; B.A., history, University of Notre Dame, 1972; M.B.A., Duquesne University Graduate School of Business Administration; clerk, Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad (1974); buyer of nuclear components, Westinghouse Water Reactor Division (1974-1982); Pennsylvania State Director, American Energy Week (1981); member, Three Mile Island Repair and Recovery Team; member, Monroeville Planning Committee; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1982; reelected to the House to serve 17 more consecutive terms; elected, chair, Minority Appropriations Committee (2011-2018); appointed, Select Committee to Study the Availability of and Need for Services to Handicapped Persons 21 Years of Age or Older (1985-1986); appointed, chair, Select Committee to Study Autism in the Commonwealth (1988); appointed, board, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) (2003-2008); appointed, Select Committee on Information Security (2006); appointed, board, Public School Employees’ Retirement System (2011-2018); appointed, Public School Building Construction and Reconstruction (PlanCon) Advisory Committee (2016-2018); not a candidate for reelection to the House (2018).


Archival Collections

Papers of Hon. Joseph Markosek, 1983-2018, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.

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