302 Marine turned State Representative Jake Wheatley

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Jake Wheatley joined the United States Marine Corps in 1989. He needed more discipline and that’s exactly what her got.


He has since translated the skills and lessons he learned serving in the Gulf War into a career in public service.


Jake Wheatley is a Democratic politician from the state of Pennsylvania. He represents the 19th district in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives which includes a number of areas in the city of Pittsburgh including: the Hill District, North Side, South Side, Allentown, Hazelwood, Downtown Pittsburgh, The Bluff, Knoxville, Beltzhoover, Manchester, Arlington, Arlington Heights and, North, South and West Oakland.


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Books Mentioned

The Art of War by Sun Tzu

The Autobiography of Malcolm X

Smoketown: The Untold Story of the Other Great Black Renaissance by Mark Whitaker

Making Ideas Matter by Dwight Evans


Jake’s Challenge; Get involved in your neighborhood. Democracy demands your talents to be active in society.


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