Stephen Barrar

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Steve Barrar
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 160th district
Assumed office
January 7, 1997[1]
Preceded byKathrynann Durham
Personal details
Born (1954-05-25) May 25, 1954 (age 64)
Darby, Pennsylvania
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceUpper Chichester Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania
OccupationPrior small business owner, Township Commissioner, U.S. Navy, retired
WebsitePennsylvania State Representative Stephen Barrar

Stephen "Steve" Barrar (born May 25, 1954) is an American politician from Darby, Pennsylvania. He has served as a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 160th District since 1997. He serves as Republican Chairman of the House Tourism and Recreational Development Committee and also sits on the House Liquor Control Committee.[2]


Prior to his election to the State House, Barrar served as an Upper Chichester Township commissioner from 1992 to 1996, and was board president from 1994 to 1996.

At the same time, he also ran a business he purchased in 1984, Twin Oaks Garden Mart. Barrar ran this retail garden center until 1997, when he closed the business to focus his energy on working as a full-time state legislator.[3]


Barrar is a graduate of Interboro High School. He is involved in several local and community groups, including the Chichester Business Association, Chadds Ford Business Association, Aston Business Association, Bethel VFW Post and the Concord Lodge No. 625. He was named an honorary member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart for his support of disabled veterans.[3]


  1. ^ "SESSION OF 1997 - 181ST OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY - No. 1" (PDF). Legislative Journal. Pennsylvania House of Representatives. 1997-01-07.
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  3. ^ a b "Representative Barrar's Web Profile"

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Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Preceded by
Kathrynann Durham
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 160th district