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Merle H. Phillips

Merle H. Phillips, American former state legislator. Member of National Rifle Association, Sons of the American Revolution, Young Men’s Christian Association (board director), Chamber of Commerce, Gideon Institute, Kiwanis, Marine Corps League (life), Northumberland County History Society (life), Lower Northumberland Fish & Game, Kramer Sportsmens Association, Rotary Club.

Background

  • Phillips, Merle H. was born on September 21, 1928 in Dalmatia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Fred Phillips and Maude P. Witmer.

  • Education

    • Attended, Susquehanna University.

    Career

    • Secretary Irish Valley Food Processing Inc., former president, acting treasurer. Building chairman Emmanuel Bible Fellow Church. Board directors Sunbury Community Hospital, Lung Association.

      Majority caucus administrator, house representative Pennsylvania. State representative Dist.108, 1980—2010. With United States Marine Corps.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member of National Rifle Association, Sons of the American Revolution, Young Men’s Christian Association (board director), Chamber of Commerce, Gideon Institute, Kiwanis, Marine Corps League (life), Northumberland County History Society (life), Lower Northumberland Fish & Game, Kramer Sportsmens Association, Rotary Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Fishing, hunting.

    Connections

    • Married Helen L. Heckert. Children: Sandra Swineford, Jane Bysko, Michael, Christine Reily, Lorrie Strong.
    • father: Fred Phillips
    • mother: Maude P. Witmer
    • spouse: Helen L. Heckert
    • children: Sandra Swineford Phillips
    • Jane Bysko Phillips
    • Michael Phillips
    • Christine Reily Phillips
    • Lorrie Strong Phillips
    Merle H. Phillips
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    Born September 21, 1928
    Nationality
    • 1980 - 2010
      state representative Dist.108