Roy Cornell

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Roy W. Cornell
Roy Cornell portrait.jpg
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 152nd district
In office
January 2, 1979[1] – January 1, 2004
Preceded by Stewart Greenleaf
Succeeded by Susan Cornell
Personal details
Born December 5, 1943
Abington, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died January 1, 2004(2004-01-01) (aged 60)
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political party Republican
Alma mater Temple University

Roy W. Cornell was a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

He was a 1961 graduate of Hatboro-Horsham High School and attended Santa Ana Junior College.[2] He graduated from Temple University and from the North Philadelphia Board of Realtors School.[2] He was first elected to represent the 152nd legislative district in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1978.[2] He was the House Republican Caucus Secretary from 1993–94 and was elected Republican Policy Chairman in 1997.[2] He died on January 1, 2004 of a brain tumor.[3][4]


In 2006, Pennsylvania Route 263 through Hatboro was named the Roy W. Cornell Memorial Highway in his honor.[5]


  1. ^ "Session of 1979 - 163rd of the General Assembly - Vol. 1, No. 1" (PDF). Legislative Journal. Pennsylvania House of Representatives. 1979-01-02. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Roy W. Cornell (Republican)". Official Pennsylvania House of Representatives Profile. Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Archived from the original on 2002-02-25. 
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ Cox, Harold (November 3, 2004). "Pennsylvania House of Representatives - 2003-2004" (PDF). Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University. 
  5. ^ SENATE BILL No. 1206, General Assembly of Pennsylvania, 2006, retrieved 2010-08-03 

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