Robert Ravenstahl

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Robert P. Ravenstahl
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 17th district
In office
1975 – November 30, 1978
Preceded by Leonard Sweeney
Succeeded by Thomas Murphy
Personal details
Born (1924-12-31)December 31, 1924
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Died September 1, 2015(2015-09-01) (aged 90)
Gibsonia, Pennsylvania
Political party Democratic

Robert P. Ravenstahl, Sr. (December 31, 1924 – September 1, 2015) was a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.[1] [2]

Ravenstahl served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. He then was a member of the Pittsburgh Fire Department. Ravenstahl served on the Pittsburgh City Council. His grandson, Luke Ravenstahl, was the Mayor of Pittsburgh from September 2006 to January 2014. Robert Ravenstahl died at the age of 90 on September 1, 2015.[3]


  1. Pennsylvania. Dept. of General Services; Pennsylvania. Bureau of Publications; Pennsylvania. Dept. of Property and Supplies (1976). The Pennsylvania Manual. 103. Department of General Services. ISSN 0275-8814. Retrieved 2015-02-27.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Cox, Harold. "House Members R". Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Robert P. Ravenstahl-obituary