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Pappageorge, John (R)

State Senator District 13
Office: 1020 FB
Term: old rep
Phone: (517) 373-2523
Email: SenJPappageorge@senate.michigan.gov
Home Address: 6655 John R Road, Troy, MI 48085
Website: http://www.senate.michigan.gov/gop/senators/Pappageorge.asp?District=13
Seat Number: 33
Standing Committees: Ways & Means, Health Policy and Human Services, Oversight, Appropriations
Subcommittees: Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) / Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS)(VC), Community Health/Human Services, Transportation, Universities and Community Colleges
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

BB - Binsfeld Building,  BT - Boji Tower,  CB - Capitol Building,  HOB - House Office Building  


POLITICAL CAREER

Elected to the House in 1998, Pappageorge was a Republican Precinct Delegate from 1986 to 1988, an Oakland County Commissioner from 1989 to 1992, and Vice-Chair of the Republican Party of Michigan in 1995. He was a candidate for Congress in 1992, 1994, and 1996. He was on the Executive Committee of the Republican Committee of Oakland County from 1987 to 1998. Pappageorge served as Majority Caucus Chair from 1999 to 2000. This is his first term as a State Senator.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Pappageorge was a colonel in the United States Army from 1954 to 1984, a member of the U.S. Secretary of State's Policy Planning Council from 1981 to 1984, and Director of Business and Strategic Planning for General Dynamics from 1984 to 1991.

EDUCATION

Pappageorge received a B.S. from West Point in 1954 and an M.A. in Government and Politics in 1971.

PERSONAL

Pappageorge was born July 19, 1931. He is married to Cristina Pappageorge and has two children. He is a member of the Greek Orthodox Church.

CIVIC ACTIVITIES

Pappageorge is Vice President of the Troy Boys and Girls Club and President of the Laurelwood Homeowners Association. He is a member of the Troy Downtown Development Authority, the Kiwanis, the Troy Chamber of Commerce, and Troy Community Coalition. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Birmingham-Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra.

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Kristen Brown
kbrown@senate.mi.gov

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