Thomas W. Dempsey

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Thomas W. Dempsey
Member of the PennsylvaniaHouseofRepresentatives
from the 83rd district
In office
November 17, 1987 [1]  November 30, 2000 [2]
Preceded by Anthony J. Cimini
Succeeded by Steven W. Cappelli
ConstituencyPart of Lycoming County
Personal details
Born (1931-01-23) January 23, 1931 (age 88)
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Political party Republican
Spouse(s)Nina L.
Alma mater Lycoming College
OccupationLegislator

Thomas W. Dempsey (born January 23, 1931 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania) is a former Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

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He graduated from Williamsport High School in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania in 1948 and from Lycoming College in 1952. [1] He was elected to represent the 83rd legislative district in November 1987, following the death of fellow Republican Anthony J. Cimini, a position he held until his retirement prior to the 2000 elections. [1]

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The 83rd Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located in Lycoming County and includes the following areas:

In 2001, he received the Angela R. Kyte Outstanding Alumnus Award from Lycoming College [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Thomas W. Dempsey (Republican)". Official Pennsylvania House of Representatives Profile. Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Archived from the original on 2000-05-29.
  2. Per Article II, Section 2 of the Pennsylvania Constitution, the legislative session ended on November 30, 2000
  3. "ANGELA R. KYTE OUTSTANDING ALUMNUS AWARD". lycoming.edu. Lycoming College. 2008. Archived from the original (DOC) on 2011-07-16.
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