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Lawrence Curry

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Lawrence Curry
Pennsylvania State House District 154
In office
1993 - 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1992
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Pennsylvania, 1957
Master'sUniversity of Pennsylvania, 1958
Date of birth02/21/1935
Place of birthCamden, NJ
Lawrence Curry (b. February 21, 1935) is a former Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 154 from 1993-2013.

Curry earned his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1957 and 1958, respectively.

Curry's professional experience includes his work in the following positions: Adjunct Professor at Rutger-Camden University and Montgomery County Community College, Lecturer at Philadelphia County Community College, Lecturer of College and Adult Education Courses on The Holocaust, Lecturer at Camden Community College, and Adjunct Professor and Beaver University and Arcadia University. From 1981 to 1986, he worked as Editor for the Bulletin of Montgomery County Historical Society. Curry also worked as Editor of the Valley Forge Journal for the Valley Forge Historical Society from 1982 to 1994. He also worked as Associate Professor of American Civilization at the University of the Arts from 1962 to 2002.

Curry served as Commissioner of Montgomery County from 1972 to 1980. He has also served as Vice Chair of the District 154 Democratic Party. He then served as a member of Jenkintown Borough Council from 1985 to 1993.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Curry served on these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Curry served on these committees:



See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Curry did not run for re-election in 2012.


See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Curry won re-election to the 154th District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition and defeated Republican Tom Bell in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[1]

Pennsylvania State House, District 154
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Lawrence Curry (D) 18,886 71.3%
Tom Bell (R) 7,595 28.7%


On November 4, 2008, Curry won re-election to the 154th District seat of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He received 27,725 votes.[2]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 154
Candidates Votes Percent
Lawrence H. Curry (D) Green check mark transparent.png 27,725 100.0%

Campaign donors


In 2010, Curry received $52,344 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Lawrence Curry's campaign in 2010
Pennsylvania Democratic Party$23,283
Pennsylvania Association For Justice$1,500
Association Of Pennsylvania State College & University Faculties$1,500
Pennsylvania Federation Of Teachers$1,300
Malady & Wooten$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $52,344


Curry and his wife, Shirley, have three children.

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Preceded by
Pennsylvania House of Representatives District 154
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