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Pat Browne's Biography


On The Ballot: Running, Republican for State Senate (PA) - District 16

Contact Information

281 Main Capitol Building
Senate Box 203016
Harrisburg, PA 17120-3016

Five City Center
702 Hamilton Street, Suite 101
Allentown, PA 18101

Upper Macungie Township Building
8330 Schantz Road
Breinigsville, PA 18031

North Whitehall Township Building
3256 Levans Road
Coplay, PA 18037

Full Name:

Patrick 'Pat' M. Browne




Wife: Heather; 1 Child: Alex

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Allentown, PA

Home City:

Allentown, PA


Roman Catholic

JD, School of Law, Temple University, 1993

BA, Business Administration/Accounting, University of Notre Dame, 1986

Senator, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate, 2005-present

Candidate, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate, District 16, 2018

Majority Whip, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate, 2010-2014

President Pro Tempore, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate, 2009-2010

Representative, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1994-2005

Former Member, Education Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate

Former Member, Health and Human Service Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate

Former Member, Transportation Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate

Accountant/Attorney, Sole Proprietor

Tax Manager/Accountant, Coopers and Lybrand, 1990-1994

Senior Associate, Price Waterhouse, 1986-1990

Member, Legislative Audit Advisory Committee, present

Member, Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, present

Member, Pennsylvania Minority Business Development Authority, present

Board Member, Public School Employees’ Retirement System, present

Member, Advisory Committee, Good Shephard Work Service Center

Board Member, Allentown Business School

Board Member, Head Start

Founder, Neighborhood Improvement Zone (NIZ)

Member, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Member, Saint Paul's Catholic Church

Member, School-to-Work