Member Biography

Arthur Anthony Piasecki 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1967       22 Republican
1968       22 Republican
1969       22 Republican
1970       22 Republican

COUNTIES: Lackawanna  


05/05/1917 - 08/14/1986

Arthur Anthony Piasecki (R22) Lackawanna County 1967-1970

Early Life:

Arthur Anthony Piasecki, born May 5, 1917, Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania; son of Leo and Pearl Simenski Piasecki; Saint John's High School; Scranton Conservatory School of Music; corporal, United States Army, 1944-1945; orchestra conductor; cabinet member, purchasing agent, city treasurer, Scranton Mayor William T. Schmidt; cabinet member, Scranton Mayor, Eugene Peter; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1967-1970; married, Elizabeth Kashuba, children, Carol, Sharon, Gayle; died, August 14, 1986, Mercy Hospital of Scranton, Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania; interment, Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Cemetery, also known as Minooka Polish Cemetery, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; Wife is interred there, could not confirm.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 22nd district, Lackawanna County, 1967-1970.


For more than twenty-five years conducted his own orchestra under the name of Art King. 


Cox, Harold. "Senate Members P"Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.

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Citizens' Voice (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) · Saturday, August 16, 1986 · Page 16.

The Tribune Scranton, Pennsylvania · Friday, August 15, 1986 · Page 7.