Rep. Tim Hennessey (R-Chester/Montgomery) was elected to represent the citizens of the 26th Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in November of 1992. A native of Chester County, Hennessey is a long-time public servant, attorney and respected community leader. He served as a trial lawyer in the Chester County public defender's office from 1973 to 1992 and has represented the residents of the 26th district for nearly 30 years. 

Hennessey is majority chairman of the House Transportation Committee where he is currently working to address the Commonwealth’s critical transportation infrastructure needs. He also served 12 years as chairman of the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, helping to ensure Pennsylvania’s older residents have the programs and services they need.

During his tenure, Hennessey has authored key legislation to help local governments tackle urban blight and abandoned property. He also is a strong advocate for property tax relief and safe schools. 

Hennessey is a graduate of St. Pius X High School, St. Joseph’s University and Villanova University School of Law. He resides in North Coventry Township with his wife, Carol. They have three children and two grandchildren.