Merle Phillips

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Merle Phillips
Pennsylvania State House District 108
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Merle Phillips (b. September 21, 1928) was a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 108.

Phillips received his diploma from Lower Mahanoy Township High School in 1946. He then attended Susquehanna University.

Phillips served in the United States Marine Corps. He has also worked for Irish Valley Food Processing, Incorporated.

On April 8, 1980, Phillips won a special election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He served in that position until 2010, representing the 108th District.

Committee assignments

While a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Phillips served on the following committees:



See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Phillips did not seek re-election in 2010.


On November 4, 2008, Phillips won re-election to the 108th District seat of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He received 18,217 votes, defeating Democrat Antonio Michetti (5,372).[1]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 108
Candidates Votes Percent
Merle H. Phillips (R) Green check mark transparent.png 18,217 77.2%
Antonio D. Michetti (D) 5,372 22.8%


Phillips and his wife, Helen Heckert have five children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Pennsylvania House of Representatives District 108
Succeeded by
Lynda Schlegel-Culver (R)