American politician, Jim Ferlo, born on May 19, 1951, was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate, representing the 38th Senatorial District from 2003-2015.
His district consisted of parts of Allegheny, Westmoreland, and Armstrong counties.
Jim Ferlo Cause of Death, Age
On May 15, 2022, the death of the politician was announced by Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Leader, Jay Costa, in a statement released on sunday evening.
The circumstances surrounding his death have not yet been disclosed. Jim Ferlo passed away at the age of 70.
Jim Ferlo Wife, Children, Family
During a debate on an LGBT hate crimes bill, the politician publicly came out as gay. This made Ferlo the state’s first openly gay senator. In a speech he made on expanding protections for the LGBT community, Ferlo expressed himself as he said “I’m gay. Get over it. I love it.” Jim Ferlo had no wife nor children.
Jim Ferlo Net Worth
Ferlo’s net worth was an estimated $1.5 million according to Forbes. He was a very popular politician.
Jim Ferlo Funeral
Gov. Tom Wolf has ordered the state flag at all facilities, public buildings and grounds to fly at half-staff immediately. Funeral arrangements for the late politician are still pending.