Focused on cutting government spending and protecting Second Amendment rights, Rep. Abby Major was first elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives after a May 2021 special election.
In the current legislative session, Abby serves on the House Housing and Community Development, Liquor Control and Transportation committees. She also was appointed to the House Republican Policy Committee, where she was named chairman of the Subcommittee on Workforce Development.
A native of Armstrong County, Abby is a graduate of Ford City High School. She earned degrees from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science and Southern Illinois University.
Abby served three years in the U.S. Army as an intelligence analyst, including a 12-month tour in Iraq. She was awarded the National Defense, Global War on Terrorism and Iraq Campaign Service medals and the Overseas Service Ribbon.
Prior to her election, Abby worked for 10 years in former Rep. Jeff Pyle’s district office and continues to be employed as a licensed funeral director at the Curran-Shaffer Funeral Home.
A resident of Leechburg, Abby lives with her daughter, Eliza.
The 60th Legislative District includes Bethel, Burrell, Cadogan, East Franklin, Gilpin, Kiskiminetas, Manor, North Buffalo, Parks, South Bend and South Buffalo townships and Apollo, Applewold, Ford City, Ford Cliff, Freeport, Leechburg, Manorville, North Apollo and West Kittanning boroughs in Armstrong County and Allegheny Township, East Vandergrift, Hyde Park, Vandergrift and West Leechburg boroughs, and part of the city of Lower Burrell in Westmoreland County.