Jane Clare Orie, (R-40) Allegheny (Part) and Butler (Part) Counties 2001-2012
Jane Clare Orie, born September 18, 1961, Pittsburgh, daughter of Doctor John R. and Patricia R. Orie; Vincentian High School, 1980; Franklin and Marshall College (B.A.), 1984; Duquesne University School of Law (J.D.), 1987; Assistant District Attorney, Allegheny County; deputy attorney general, division of criminal prosecution, Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1996-resigned, April 3, 2001; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, Special Election, March 20, 2001-resigned, May 21, 2012; elected, delegate, Republican National Convention, 2008.
Former State Deputy Attorney General: Division of Criminal Prosecution; former assistant District Attorney: Allegheny County
Military Order of the Cootie of the United States Distinguished Service Award -2007, Soldiers and Sailors Patriot Award -2007, Pennsylvania Federation of Museums and Historical Organizations Executive Pennsylvania Director Award-2007, ACHIEVA-Excellent in Government Service-2006, Champion of Hope and Healing -2006, Elected Official of the Year -2006, Legislator Advancement of the Year -2006, Family Resources of Pennsylvania Blue Ribbon Award -2006, Pennsylvania Bar Association Liberty Bell -2005, West View VFW Post #2754 Medal of Commendation -2005, Triumph Award.-2005, State Official of the Year-2005, Civil Air Patrol-2005
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1996-resigned, April 3, 2001.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, Special Election, 40th district, Allegheny (Part) and Butler (Part) Counties, March 20, 2001; elected, Majority Whip, 2007-April 6, 2010; committee assignments, Aging and Youth (Vice Chairman), Community, Economic and Recreational Development, Finance, Intergovernmental Operations, Judiciary, Rules and Executive Nominations; appointed, Joint State Government Commission, 2007-2010; appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, 2007-2010; resigned, May 21, 2012.
Elected, delegate, Republican National Convention, 2008.
Pennsylvania State House of Representatives Biography:
The Pennsylvania Manual, (2011-2012). Phillips, S., (Editor). (Volume 120). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; pages 3-35, 3-40. Biographies of Members of the Senate, page 3-20.