Donnerstag, 14. Dezember 1950
Patrick M. "Pat" Gagliardi was a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives from 1983 through 1998. He served as Democratic floor leader from 1989 until he left the House. Born in December 1950 in Bay City, Gagliardi graduated from Midland High School and pursued a degree in sociology from what was then called Lake Superior State College. While at LSSC, Gagliardi met Mitch Irwin. The two won elections in 1978, Gagliardi to the Chippewa County Board of Commissioners and Irwin to the Michigan Senate.