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Bill Adolph

 

Bill Adolph

William Adolph
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 165th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
1988
Preceded by Mary Ann Arty
Personal details
Born 23 October 1949
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Political party Republican
Residence Springfield, Pennsylvania
Alma mater Christian Brothers University
Occupation Accountant
Website williamadolph.com

William "Bill" Adolph, Jr. (born October 23, 1949) is an American accountant and politician. He is currently a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing the 165th Legislative District since 1988. He is chairman of the House Appropriations Committee.[1][2]

Career

Adolph is a public accountant who has operated his own firm since 1971. He ran for township auditor for Springfield Township as a Democrat and lost.[3] In 1982, he was elected to the Springfield Board of Commissioners as a Republican.[3] During his tenure, he also served as president of the Board of Commissioners.[4]

He was first elected state representative in 1988 when incumbent Mary Ann Arty vacated the seat after being elected to the Delaware County Council.[3] During the campaign, he promoted an increase on the income limits for property tax rebates, stricter enforcement of speed limits, and stiffer penalties for hit-and-run drivers.[5]

In a 2002 PoliticsPA Feature story designating politicians with yearbook superlatives, he was named "Class Clown."[6]

Personal

Adolph is a former Springfield Athletic Association board member. He was a youth football coach for the Springfield Youth Club and is the current head coach of St. Francis CYO.

He is a graduate of Cardinal O’Hara High School and also a member of the school’s Hall of Fame. Adolph attended Christian Brothers University.

Adolph lives in Springfield with his wife. They have three sons and four grandchildren.

References

External links

  • Representative Bill Adolph's official web site
  • Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus site

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