BARLETTA, Lou, (1956 - )


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

BARLETTA, Lou, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Hazleton, Luzerne County, Pa., January 28, 1956; graduated from Hazleton High School, Hazleton, Pa., 1974; attended Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, Pa.; professional athlete; business owner; member of the Hazleton, Pa., city council, 1998-2000; Mayor of Hazleton, Pa., 2000-2010; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Twelfth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2011-January 3, 2019); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Sixteenth Congress in 2018, but was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate.