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politician , member of the Pennsylvania State Senate

Jane M. Earll, state legislator. Member of Sons Lake Erie, Business & Professional Women, National & Erie Council Republican Women, Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association, Pennsylvania & Erie County Bar Associations.


Earll, Jane M. was born on August 10, 1958. Daughter of Howard G. Earll and Ruth Earll.


Bachelor, Allegheny College, 1980. Juris Doctor, Ohio Northern University, 1985.


She announced her intention to retire from the Senate when her term expired in January 2013. Earll served as Assistant District Attorney for Erie County, Pennsylvania and as an attorney for Richards and Associates. Pennsylvania SenateIn 2002, she was named to the PoliticsPA list of Best Dressed Legislators.

She was the Republican party's nominee for Lieutenant Governor on a ticket with Mike Fisher in 2002. The Pennsylvania Report described her as "an outstanding candidate for Lieutenant Governor" and said that she was "ell-liked and respected on both sides of the aisle." She and Fisher lost the election to Ed Rendell and Catherine Baker Knoll.


  • Earll won election to the Senate against Democrat Buzz Andrezewski a year after losing a countywide race for District Attorney, and in re-election bids she faced down Democrats John Paul Jones, Tony Logue, and Cindy Purvis.


Quotations: "an outstanding candidate for Lieutenant Governor".


Earll is Chair of the Community, Economic & Recreational Committee, Vice Chair of the Finance Committee, and a member of the Banking & Insurance, Judiciary, Rules & Executive Nominations, and Transportation Committees.


Married Jack Daneri.

Howard G. Earll

Ruth Earll

Jack Daneri.