John R. Gordner (born January 5, 1962) is an American politician in the state of Pennsylvania. He currently serves in the Pennsylvania State Senate and represents the 27th senatorial district. His district includes all of Montour County, Snyder County, Northumberland County, Columbia County and parts of Dauphin County and Luzerne County
John R. Gordner
|Member of the Pennsylvania Senate|
from the 27th district
|Assumed office |
November 24, 2003
|Preceded by||Edward Helfrick|
|Constituency||All of Columbia, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder and parts of Dauphin and Luzerne Counties|
|Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives|
from the 109th district
January 5, 1993 – November 24, 2003
|Preceded by||Ted Stuban|
|Succeeded by||David R. Millard|
|Constituency||Part of Columbia County|
|Born||January 5, 1962|
|Alma mater||Dickinson College|
Dickinson School of Law
Gordner earned a Juris Doctor from the Dickinson School of Law and has served as a practicing attorney. Gordner was elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1992 and served 11 years in that body.
He earned his current position in a special election in 2003, succeeding Ed Helfrick, who abruptly retired from the Senate earlier that year.
Gordner is a lifelong resident of Berwick, Pennsylvania, where he currently resides with his wife, Lori, and two children.
- "SESSION OF 2003 - 187TH OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY - No. 76" (PDF). Legislative Journal. Pennsylvania Senate. 2003-11-24.
- "SESSION OF 1993 - 177TH OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY - No. 1" (PDF). Legislative Journal. Pennsylvania House of Representatives. 1993-01-05.
- "SESSION OF 2003 - 187TH OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY - No. 96" (PDF). Legislative Journal. Pennsylvania House of Representatives. 2003-11-24.
- "John R. Gordner (Democrat)". Official Pennsylvania House of Representatives Profile. Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Archived from the original on 2001-08-03.
- "John R. Gordner (Republican)". Official Pennsylvania House of Representatives Profile. Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Archived from the original on 2001-08-03.