|2010||Policy Committee Chair||26||Republican|
|2011||Policy Committee Chair||26||Republican|
|2012||Policy Committee Chair||26||Republican|
|2013||Policy Committee Chair||26||Republican|
|2014||Policy Committee Chair||26||Republican|
Doctor Edwin B. "Ted" Erickson, III (R26) Delaware (Part) County 2001-2004 (R26) Chester (Part) and Delaware (Part) Counties 2005-2014
Doctor Edwin B. "Ted" Erickson, III, born May 18, 1938, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; son of Edwin B. II and Ruth Erickson; Haverford High School, 1956; Albright College, B.S., biology, chemistry, 1960; Bryn Mawr College, Ph.D., biochemistry, microbiology, 1969; teacher, Drexel University, East Stroudsburg State College, 1962-1969; tenured, Assistant Professor of Biology, Hamilton College, 1969-1973; Director, Upper Darby of Public Health, 1973-1976; Chief Administrative Officer of Upper Darby Township, 1976-1982; elected, member, Delaware County Council, 1982-1989; chairman, Delaware County Council, 1987-1989; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 2001-2014 elected, Majority Policy Chairman, 2010-2014; married Katherine J. Abele Erickson, son, Jonathan Erickson; died, Newtown, January 8, 2019. Burial location unknown.
Teacher, general biology, anatomy, physiology, cell physiology, zoology, Drexel University, East Stroudsburg State College, 1962-1969. Tenured Assistant Professor of Biology at Hamilton College (1969-1973) in microbiology, biochemistry and general biology.
Director, Upper Darby of Public Health, 1973-1976. Chief Administrative Officer of Upper Darby Township, 1976-1982.
Regional Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Region III, 1989-1992. Responsible for a workforce of approximately 1,000 people, oversaw environmental standards in a region covering Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, District of Columbia.
Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:
Member, Community Action Agency; Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission; Delaware County Human Services Partnership; Pennsylvania Resources Council; March of Dimes; Scouting for Food; Green Space Alliance; Delaware County Transportation Management Association; Delaware County Community College Educational Foundation; Delaware County Economic Development Partnership; Partnership for the Delaware Estuary. Local Government Commission, Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency Board of Directors, Army Science Board. Advisor scientific, technological matters, United States Army.
Distinguished Alumni Award, Albright College, 2001.
Introduction for the publication, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 3: 20 Years of Making A Difference Say No To Air, Land and Water Pollution.
Elected, member, Delaware County Council, 1982-1989; chairman, Delaware County Council, 1987-1989.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 26th district, Special Election, unexpired term of F. Joseph Loeper, resigned, Delaware (Part) County, April 23, 2001-2004, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 26th district, Chester (Part) and Delaware (Part) Counties, 2005-2014; elected, Majority Policy Chairman, 2010-2014; committee assignments, Communications and Technology, Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure, Environmental Resources and Energy (Vice Chairman), Law and Justice, Public Health and Welfare, Rules & Executive Nominations; caucus member, Arthritis Caucus, Autism Caucus, Biotechnology/Life Science Caucus, Delaware River Basin Caucus, Delaware River Port Caucus, Firefighter and Emergency Services Caucus, Pro-Life. played a key part of the enactments, Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Act of 2004, Taxpayer Relief Act of 2006.
The Pennsylvania Manual, (2013-2014). Phillips, S., (Editor). (Volume 121). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; pages 3-34, 3-40. Biographies of Members of the Senate, page 3-17.
State Senator Edwin B. Erickson. (2021, May 3). [Archived from the original, November 23, 2010].