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Steve Barrar's Biography

Office: State House (PA) - District 160, Republican

Contact Information

18 East Wing
Post Office Box 202160
Harrisburg, PA 17120-2160

1 Beaver Valley Road 1st Floor
Chadds Ford, PA 19317

Full Name:

Stephen 'Steve' E. Barrar

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Elena; 2 Children: Stephanie, Elizabeth

Birth Date:

05/25/1954

Birth Place:

Darby, PA

Home City:

Upper Chichester, PA

Religion:

Catholic

Attended, Delaware County Community College

Graduate, United States Navy Radio and Communication School, 1973

Representative, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 160, 1996-present

Candidate, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 160, 2018

Upper Chichester Township Commissioner, Board of Commissioners, 1991- 1996

President, Upper Chichester Township Board of Commissioners, 1994-1996

Former Member, Consumer Affairs Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Former Member, Liquor Control Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Former Member, State Government Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Owner, Barrar Brothers Landscape Contractors, 1978-1997

Owner/President, Twin Oaks Garden Mart, Incorporated, 1984-1997

Radioman, United States Navy, 1973-1975

Member, Chadds Ford Business Association, 2001-present

Member, Aston Business and Professional Association, 1998-present

Member, Chichester Business Association, 1985-present

Member, Bethel Veterans of Foreign Wars Post

Member, Chichester Band Parents Association

Member, Concord Masonic Lodge Number 625

Member, Delaware County Chamber of Commerce

Member, Home and School Association

Honorary Member, Military Order of the Purple Heart

Member, National Federation of Independent Businesses

Member, Penndelco Education Foundation, 2004

Member, Aston Business and Professional Association, since 1998

Member, Republican Committee, 1992-1994

Awards:

* Fireman's Legislative Federation 2012 James Baird Legislator of the Year Award.
* 2014 Recipient of the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association "Standing with Nurses" Award.
* 2012 Legislator of the Year award by the Ambulance Association of Pennsylvania.
* 2011 Legislator of the Year award by The Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Emergency Number Association.
* The President's Award for Public Service from the Burn Foundation.
* Recognition of Appreciation from the Delaware County Community College.
* Legislator of the Year from the Pennsylvania Transportation Management.
* Association for his effort to promote cycling to work and bicycle safety.
* Four-time recipient of the American Enterprise Award from the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce.
* The Legion of Honor from the Chapel of the Four Chaplains.
* A Humanitarian Award from the Pennsylvania Chiropractic Association.
* The Kay F. Thompson Outstanding Legislator Award from the Pennsylvania Dental Association.
* The William Wikoff Smith Award from the Philadelphia Ship Preservation Guild.

Names of Grandchildren:

Ethan Francis Toth and Caden Stephen Toth, Ainsle Caroline Barnett

Number of Grandchildren:

3

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