Member Biography

Richard L. Alloway II


02/22/1968 -

Richard L. Alloway II (R31) Adams, Cumberland, Franklin, York Counties 2008-2019

Early Life:

Richard L. Alloway II, born February 22, 1968, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, son of Richard and Saundra Alloway; Chambersburg Area Senior High School, 1986; Shippensburg University (B.A.), government, 1993; Widener University School of Law (J.D.), 2002; attorney, private practice; Magisterial District Justice; married, Shannon; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 2008- resigned, February 28, 2019.

Early Career:

Owner, Madison Settlement Services; attorney, private practice, Alloway Law; Magisterial District Justice; Rich the Carpet Guy, Chincoteague Bike Shop, Chincoteague, Virginia.

Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:

Member, Franklin County Area Development Corporation, Downtown Chambersburg; member,  Chesapeake Bay Foundation; National Rifle Association; Hamilton Township Ruritan Club; Franklin County Farm Bureau; Pleasant Hall Fire Company; Trinity Lutheran Church; member, board of governors at State System of Higher Education; president, Green Township/Lurgan Township Lions Clubs; member, Mercersburg Sportsman; board member, president, Falling Spring Chapter of Trout Unlimited.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 31st district, Adams, Cumberland, Franklin, York  Counties, 2008; Majority Caucus Administrator, 2013-2014; Majority Caucus Secretary 2015-2019; chair, Law and Justice, Game and Fisheries Committees; vice-chair, Law and Justice Committee; member, Community, Economic and Recreational Development, Game and Fisheries, Judiciary, Rules and Executive Nominations and State Government Committees; elected, Chesapeake Bay Committee; resigned February 28, 2019.


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