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PITTS, Joseph R., a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Lexington, Fayette
County, Ky., October 10, 1939; B.A., Asbury College, Wilmore, Ky., 1961; M.Ed.,
West Chester University of Pennsylvania, West Chester, Pa., 1972; United States
Air Force, 1963-1969; business owner; teacher; member of the Pennsylvania state
house of representatives, 1973-1997; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred
Fifth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1997-January 3, 2017);
was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fifteenth Congress in