Thomas "Tom" Killion is a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from the 168th Legislative District. He currently sits on the House Appropriations, Insurance and Urban Affairs Committees.
|Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 168th district
June 30, 2003
|Preceded by||Matt Ryan|
|Residence||Middletown Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania|
|Alma mater||Pennsylvania State University|
|Website||Pennsylvania State Representative Tom Killion|
Killion served as a fraud investigator with the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue and later founded his own pension advisory firm, InR Advisors. In 1990, he became the campaign chairman of Rep. Curt Weldon, a capacity in which he served until 2003.
His first elective office was as a member of Delaware County Council, to which he was elected in 1991 and later served as Chairman of the body. Killion also served as one of the Delaware County representatives on the board of the SEPTA transit agency.
Killion defeated William Thomas in a 2003 special election to succeed former Pennsylvania House Speaker Rep. Matt Ryan, who died of leukemia earlier that year. He has been re-elected to each succeeding session of the House. Killion announced plans to run for Lieutenant Governor on December 4, 2009. He ended his campaign for that position on January 8, 2010, and announced plans to once again run for the State House in 2010.
He is a graduate of Cardinal O’Hara High School and the Pennsylvania State University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.
Killion lives in Middletown Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania with his wife and daughters.
- State Representative Tom Killion official PA House website
- Elect Tom Killion official campaign website
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives|
|Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 168th District
2003 – present