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Jeffrey Piccola

Born: May 16, 1948

Birthplace: Harrisburg

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Jeffrey Piccola

Date of Birth : May 16, 1948
Birth Place : Harrisburg

Jeffrey E. "Jeff" Piccola is a Republican politician from Pennsylvania. He is a former member of the Pennsylvania State Senate, where he represented the 15th District, and the Pennsylvania State House, where he represented the 104th District. Piccola is a 1970 graduate of Gettysburg College, and a 1973 graduate of George Washington University Law School. From 1973 to 1974, he served in the United States Air Force. Since 1974, he has been employed at a Harrisburg law firm. Piccola was elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1976. He held his seat there until he was elected to the Pennsylvania State Senate in 1994. Piccola was made Majority Caucus Administrator of the State Senate in 1999, and, in 2001, he was elected Senate Majority Whip. He was considered a "[l]eader of the impatient hard right wing of the Pennsylvania Republican Senate." In 2002, the political website PoliticsPA named him to the list of "Smartest Legislators," saying that he was known for being "[a]rticulate and quick on his feet." In a 2002 PoliticsPA feature story designating politicians with yearbook superlatives, he was named the "Most Likely to Succeed."

Profession


  • Politician

Spouse


  • Denise Piccola
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