Phillip “Phil” Price, Jr. (R36) Lancaster County 1979-1982
Phillip “Phil” Price, Jr., born, October 28, 1934, city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; son of Philip Price, Sr. and Sarah Harrison Price; Saint Paul’s School, New Hampshire; Harvard University, 1956; United States Army Reserve 1957-1958; University of Pennsylvania Law School (now Penn Carey Law), 1961; attorney, father’s law firm, Dechert Price and Rhoades (now Dechert, LLP); public defender’s office; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1976; Pennsylvania State Senate, 1979-1982; executive director, Allegheny West Foundation, 1982-1988; board member emeritus, Fairmount Park Conservancy, married, Sarah Dolan Price, 1960, children, Alexandra Aly Price, Emilie Price, Philip Price, III; died, February 1, 2023, Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. Memorial service will be held in the spring.
Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:
Member, boards, Fairmount Park Conservancy, Association for Public Art, Civil War Museum of Philadelphia, Woodlands Cemetery, Woodlands Trust for Historic Preservation, Ludwick Foundation and Saint James School.
Delegate, Republican National Convention, Kansas City, Missouri, 1976.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 36th district, Lancaster County, 1979-1982.
Descendent, 12th United States President, Zachary Taylor; Civil War General George Gordon Meade; Joseph Harrison, Jr. who built, Saint Petersburg, Moscow, Russia Railway.
Great grandfather, Eli Kirk Price, Sr., Pennsylvania State Senate, Philadelphia City 1854 Philadelphia (old city) 1855-1856.
Followed a long family tradition of support, beginning with great grandfather, Eli Kirk Price, Sr., who founded, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia; grandfather, Eli Kirk Price II, purchased, Albert Laessle, billy goat sculpture, Rittenhouse Square, 1919, financed, development, Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia Museum of Art; father, Philip Price, Sr. served, Fairmount Park Commission.
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