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Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 72

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Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 72

The 72nd Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is made up of parts of Cambria County and Somerset County. The district includes the following areas:[1]


Representative Party Years District home Note
Prior to 1969, seats were apportioned by county.
Edward McNally Democrat Elected to represent district in 1968 Died shortly after election to seat in 1968.
John Murtha Democrat 1969 – 1974 Elected 20 May 1969 to fill vacancy.[2]
Elected to Congress[3]
James O. Whelan, Jr. Republican 1974 – 1976 Elected 21 May 1974.[4]
William J. Stewart Democrat 1977 – 1987 vacated seat in 1987.[5]
Andrew Billow, Jr. Democrat 1987 – 1992 Elected November 1987 to fill vacancy[6]
Thomas F. Yewcic Democrat 1993 – 2008 Conemaugh Township
Frank Burns Democrat 2009 – present Incumbent


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