|Pennsylvania State House District 154|
|1993 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Bachelor's||University of Pennsylvania, 1957|
|Master's||University of Pennsylvania, 1958|
|Place of birth||Camden, NJ|
Curry earned his B.A. and MA 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.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Curry served on these committees:
- Aging & Older Adult Services, Chair
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Curry served on these committees:
- Committee On Committees, Chair
- Education Committee, Pennsylvania House of Representatives
- Health & Human Services Committee, Pennsylvania House of Representatives
- State Government Committee, Pennsylvania House of Representatives
- Urban Affairs Committee, Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Curry did not run for re-election in 2012.
|Pennsylvania State House, District 154|
|Lawrence Curry (D)||18,886||71.3%|
|Tom Bell (R)||7,595||28.7%|
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 154|
|Lawrence H. Curry (D)||27,725||100.0%|
In 2010, Curry received $52,344 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|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.
- Pennsylvania House of Representatives - Rep. Curry
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives District 154
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