for Immediate Release
Corbett Releases Statement on Passing of State Senator Hal Mowery
Governor Tom Corbett released the following statement on the passing of former
state Senator Hal Mowery.
“Susan and I were saddened to learn of the passing of our friend and ally, Hal
“In his three decades of
public service, Hal offered quiet leadership and great wisdom to both his
district and to the entire commonwealth.
came to the general assembly with the background of a small businessman, and
the common sense and sense of responsibility that role embodies. One of the
greatest examples was his leadership in the field of lawsuit reform and the
passage of legislation that better protects all sides in liability cases.
1990, his party tapped Hal as its candidate for Lieutenant Governor. Many
Pennsylvanians outside his district did not know him at the time, but were
impressed when they met the quiet, steady, self-effacing man whose charm and
modesty defied political stereotypes.
send our condolences to his wife Phyllis, his children and grandchildren.”
Contact: Jay Pagni, 717-783-1116