Rep. Thomas R. Caltagirone
127th Legislative District
Berks County
Biography

Personal History:

  • Lives in Reading, Pa.
  • 5 children
  • Born 10-30-42 in Reading, Pa.

Education:

  • Reading High School Graduate - 1961
  • Reading Business Institute - 1962
  • Frederick College, Portsmouth, Virginia - BA in American History - 1967
  • Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - master's degree coursework - 1970

Experience:

  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania - State Representative - 1976 - Present
  • Bione Real Estate - Realtor Associate - 1972
  • Bing Endy Real Estate - Realtor Associate - 1972
  • Giorgio Foods, Inc. - Production Supervisor - 1973 - 1976
  • John Hancock Insurance - Agent - 1970 - 1972
  • Reading Area School District - Social Worker, Head Start - 1968 - 1969
  • Reading Area School District - School Teacher - 1967 - 1968

Seniority:

  • State Legislator since 1976
  • Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - 2005 - Present
  • Chairman of the House Commerce Committee - 1998 - 2005
  • Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - 1989 - 1998
  • Chairman of the House Consumer Affairs Committee - 1988 - 1989