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Dave Argall's Biography

Office: State Senate (PA) - District 29, Republican Majority Policy Chair

Contact Information

171 Main Capitol
Senate Box 203029
Harrisburg, PA 17120-3029

100 North Centre Street
Pottsville, PA 17901

237 West Broad Street
Tamaqua, PA 18252

61 North Third Street
Hamburg, PA 19526-1501

2850 Windmill Road
Reading, PA 19608

One West Centre Street
Post Office Box 150
Mahanoy City, PA 17948

Full Name:

David 'Dave' G. Argall




Wife: Beth; 2 Children: A.J., Elise

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

West Chester, PA

Home City:

Rush Township, PA


United Methodist

PhD, Public Administration, Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg, 2006

MA, American Studies, Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg, 1993

BA, Political Science & International Studies, Lycoming College, 1980

Majority Policy Chair, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate, 2017-present

Senator, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania State Senate, District 29, 2009-present

Former Majority Whip, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania General Assembly

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 17, 2010

Representative, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 124, 1984-2009

Delegate, Republican National Convention, 1996

Member, Advisory Committee, Commonwealth's Historic Preservation Plan, present

Former Member, Aging and Youth Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate

Former Member, Tamaqua Area 2004 Partnership

Part-Time Instructor, Public Policy, State Government, and Leadership Studies, Pennsylvania State University

Member, Executive Board, Hawk Mountain Council, Boy Scouts of America, present

Former Member, Advisory Board, Schuylkill Women in Crisis

Former Member, Elks

Member, First United Methodist Church

Member, Free and Accepted Masons Tamaqua Lodge Number 238

Member, Lions Club

Former Board Member, Pennsylvania Downtown Center

Former Board Member, Pennsylvania Wildlife Federation


In 2014, the National Eagle Scout Association presented him with the Outstanding Eagle Scout Award
He has been awarded a "Guardian of Small Business" by the National Federation of Independent Business and a "Defender of Liberty" by the American Conservative Union

Priority Issues:

Senator Argall's top legislative priorities are promoting job growth, reducing the property tax burden on homeowners and revitalizing our downtowns and older industrial areas