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Kerry Benninghoff

Kerry Benninghoff
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 171st district
Assumed office
January 7, 1997[1]
Preceded by Ruth C. Rudy
Personal details
Born Lebanon, Pennsylvania
Political party Republican
Residence Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
Alma mater Pennsylvania State University
Occupation Former Coroner

Kerry Benninghoff is a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from the 171st Legislative District. He is the Republican Chairman of the House State Government Committee and also sits on the House Health and Human Services Committee.


While working as an orderly at Mount Nittany Medical Center in State College, Pennsylvania, Benninghoff was appointed as Deputy Coroner of Centre County, Pennsylvania in 1985.[2] In 1991, when Coroner Robert Neff retired, Benninghoff was elected to the office. He was re-elected in 1995.

In 1996, when Rep. Ruth Rudy retired, Benninghoff stepped into the race to succeed her. He defeated Democrat Keith Bierly in the general election that year[2] and has been re-elected to each succeeding session of the House.


Benninghoff graduated from State College Area High School and attended Pennsylvania State University. He is also a graduate of the Certified Coroners Training Program of the Pennsylvania State Police Academy.

Benninghoff lives in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania with his wife. He has five children and three stepchildren.


External links

  • Representative Kerry Benninghoff's official web site

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