Scott Hutchinson

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Scott E. Hutchinson
Member of the Pennsylvania Senate from the 21st district
Assumed office
January 1, 2013
Preceded by Mary Jo White
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 64th district
In office
January 5, 1993[1] – January 1, 2013
Preceded by Ronald E. Black
Succeeded by Lee James
Personal details
Born (1961-08-19) August 19, 1961 (age 55)
Oil City, Pennsylvania
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Mary Beth Hutchinson
Children Sophie Hutchinson, Anne Marie Hutchinson, Lucy Hutchinson
Residence Oil City, Pennsylvania
Alma mater University of Pennsylvania
Website Senator Scott Hutchinson

Scott E. Hutchinson is a Republican member of the Pennsylvania State Senate representing the 21st district. He also served as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 64th District from 1992 to 2013. In 2012, Hutchinson was elected to the Pennsylvania State Senate to succeed retiring incumbent Mary Jo White.


Hutchinson served in a number of roles in Venango County prior to his election to the House. He was the chief deputy county treasurer for Venango County from 1984 to 1992. In addition, he was a member of the Oil City Area School Board from 1986-1992. He was also a member of the Venango County Board of Assistance until 1992.

He was Republican chairman of the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee and a member of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee.

He was elected in an uncontested election to the Pennsylvania Senate to represent the 21st district. He succeeded Republican Mary Jo White, who retired at the end of her term in 2012.[2]


Hutchinson graduated from Oil City Area High School and received a bachelor's degree in economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1983. He has also studied at the University of Pittsburgh at Titusville and Thiel College.

He married Mary Beth Radkowski in 1993 and the pair now have three children (Sophie, Anne Marie, and Lucy) and live in Oil City.


  1. ^ "SESSION OF 1993 - 177TH OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY - No. 1" (PDF). Legislative Journal. Pennsylvania House of Representatives. 1993-01-05. 
  2. ^ "2012 General Election - Senator in the General Assembly". Pennsylvania Department of State. Retrieved 20 November 2012. 

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