David W. Heckler (R10) Bucks (Part) County 1993-1997
David W. Heckler, born March 7, 1947, Abington, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; son of Jacob W. and Grace Jones Heckler; Central Bucks High School, 1965; Yale University (B.A.), 1969; University of Virginia School of Law (LL.B.), 1972; attorney, admitted, Pennsylvania bar, 1972, admitted practice, United States, District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1974; partner, McNamara, Heckler and Bolla, Doylestown, Pennsylvania; Assistant District Attorney, Bucks County, 1972-1979; counsel, Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association, 1972-1979; instructor, Bucks County Community College, 1973-1982; counsel, Finance Committee, Republican Caucus, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1983-1986; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1987- resigned, August 23, 1993; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1993- resigned August 31, 1997; elected, judge, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Bucks County, 1998-2008; president judge, 2004-2008; elected, District Attorney, Bucks County, 2010-September 2, 2016; appointed, chair, Pennsylvania Task Force on Child Protection, 2012-present; married, M. Susan E. Kruger; two children, Betsy, Matthew.
Attorney, McNamara, Heckler and Bolla, Doylestown, Pennsylvania; specializing in General Civil Practice. Domestic Relations and Family Law, Real Estate, Zoning, Estate Planning, Wills and Probate, Corporate and Business Law; member, Bucks County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association; former counsel, Pennsylvania District Attorney’s Association; member, Doylestown Lions Club; former counsel, Pennsylvania Senate Finance Committee, 1983-1986; assistant district attorney, Bucks County, 1972-1979; instructor, Bucks County Community College, 1973-1982; member, Bucks County Constables, Bucks County Fire School, Pennsylvania State Fire Academy.
Heckler, David W.; Manual for Pennsylvania Prosecutors, 1981.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1987-1993; appointed, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, 1989-1992; appointed, Select Committee on Land Use and Growth Management, 1990; resigned, August 23, 1993.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 10th district, Bucks (Part) County, James Greenwood resignation, filled vacancy, seated November, 22, 1993-1997; appointed, Select Committee to Investigate the Use of Automatic and Semiautomatic Firearms, 1994; appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing, 1995-1996; committee assignments, Aging and Youth (Chairman), Judiciary, Labor and Industry, Local Government, Public Health and Welfare, Policy; resigned, August 31, 1997.
Elected, judge, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Bucks County, 1998-2008; president judge, 2004-2008.
Elected, District Attorney, Bucks County, 2010-September 2, 2016.
Pennsylvania House of Representatives Biography:
The Pennsylvania Manual, (1995). (Volume 112). Department of General Services. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 3-16.