David Hickernell

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David S. Hickernell
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 98th district
Assumed office
January 7, 2003[1]
Preceded byThomas E. Armstrong
Personal details
Born (1959-01-02) January 2, 1959 (age 60)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Karen Hickernell
ResidenceWest Donegal Township, Pennsylvania
Alma materElizabethtown College

David S. "Dave" Hickernell (born January 2, 1959) is a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 98th District and was elected in 2002.[2] He currently sits on the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Local Government, and Transportation Committees.


Hickernell is a native of Marietta, Pennsylvania.[3] Hickernell graduated from Donegal High School in 1977.[3] Hickernell graduated from Elizabethtown College in 1983.

He worked several positions in the House Republican caucus, including as a legislative assistant, as Director of the House Policy Committee, as Executive Director for the Majority Whip’s Office, and as Executive Assistant to the Majority Appropriations Chairman.[4] He also was elected to Clerk of Courts in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.[4] He was first elected to represent the 98th legislative district in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in the 2002 election. In 2003, the political website PoliticsPA named him to "The Best of the Freshman Class" list, calling him "the insider of insiders" because of his experience working in the House of Representatives.[4]


  1. ^ "SESSION OF 2003 - 187TH OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY - No. 1" (PDF). Legislative Journal. Pennsylvania House of Representatives. 2003-01-07.
  2. ^ http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/BiosHistory/MemBio.cfm?ID=1013&body=H
  3. ^ a b "Profile from Official David Hickernell site". Retrieved 2006-12-11.
  4. ^ a b c "The Best of the Freshman Class". PoliticsPA. The Publius Group. 2003. Archived from the original on 2003-01-19.

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