James Kelley

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James R. Kelley
Member of the Pennsylvania Senate
from the 39th district
In office
June 17, 1974[1] – November 30, 1988
Preceded byJohn Scales
Succeeded byEugene Porterfield
Personal details
Born1932/1933 (age 85–86)[2]

James R. Kelley is a judge of the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court.[3] He was a Democrat member of the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1973 to 1988.[4]

He attended St. Vincent College and the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University of America.[3] He was a County Commissioner in Westmoreland County from 1968 to 1974.[3] He was a Pennsylvania State Senator from 1974 to 1988.[3] He was appointed to be a judge of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania in 1990 and was elected to a full term in 1991.[3]


  1. ^ Cox, Harold (2004). "Pennsylvania Senate - 1973-1974" (PDF). Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.
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  3. ^ a b c d e "Honorable James R. Kelley". Archived from the original on 2010-09-14.
  4. ^ Cox, Harold. "Senate Members K". Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.