Rep. Jim Haddock's Biography

State Rep. Jim Haddock was elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2022 to serve the residents of the 118th Legislative District of Luzerne and Lackawanna counties.  

Haddock served as the clerk of courts and prothonotary manager in Luzerne County for 10 years. Previously, he worked in the banking industry for over 25 years, working for various banks from some of the country’s largest to small, local community banks in Lackawanna and Luzerne counties.  

For eight years, Haddock also served as mayor of Avoca, presiding over an impressive era of economic and financial progress without a tax increase. Prior to that, he served as a member of the Pittston Area Board of Education and is also the owner of Haddock Rentals, serving the Greater Pittston area for over 35 years.  

Haddock graduated from the Pennsylvania Bankers Association’s Advance School of Banking at Bucknell University, the Wilkes-Barre Vo-Tech and attended Luzerne County Community College. He has also completed numerous AIB and OMEGA courses.  

Haddock is an active participant in many community service organizations including member of the Pennsylvania Mining and Reclamation Advisory Board; member of the Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors; member of the Luzerne County Rail Authority Board of Directors; member of the Dupont Lions Club; Sons of the American Legion Squadron 477, Pittston; charter member of the Neil McLaughlin Chapter of the AOH, Avoca; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, Pittston; and is president of the Valley Rod and Gun Club.  

Haddock resides in Pittston Township and is a member of the Queen of the Apostles Parish in Avoca.