Will Gabig
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 199th district
In office
January 2, 2001[1] – November 30, 2010
Preceded byAlbert Masland
Succeeded byStephen Bloom
Personal details
Born1956 (age 62–63)
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceCarlisle, Pennsylvania
Alma materSaint Vincent College, Duquesne University School of Law, National Institute for Trial Advocacy
OccupationAttorney, U.S. Navy, retired

William I. Gabig (born 1956) is an American politician and former member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.[2]


Prior to his tenure as a state legislator, Gabig volunteered as a Moot Court Judge for both the Dickinson School of Law and Widener University School of Law. He also volunteered as an instructor for the Pennsylvania Game Commission Academy and the Harrisburg Area Community College’s Municipal Police Academy. He also had a position as a part-time instructor at Troy State University’s Armed Forces Branch Campus.

Gabig was first an Assistant District Attorney in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania then a Senior Assistant District Attorney in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.[3]

Gabig launched his career in the U.S. Navy as a Judge Advocate. He rose to the rank of Commander and continued afterward to serve as a reservist.[3]

He announced that he would not seek re-election in 2010.[4]


Gabig earned his Bachelor of Science in 1979 from Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, majoring in political science and minoring in economics. In 1985, Gabig earned his Juris Doctor at the Duquesne University School of Law. He later graduated from the National Institute for Trial Advocacy.

He is actively involved in his community as a member of the Cumberland County Bar Association, Cumberland County Law Enforcement Officer’s Association, the Marine Corps League, the Carlisle Fish and Game Club, Knights of Columbus Council 4057 and the American Legion Post 101.

He and his wife, a veterinarian, have two children and reside in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.


  1. ^ "SESSION OF 2001 - 185TH OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY - No. 1" (PDF). Legislative Journal. Pennsylvania House of Representatives. 2001-01-02.
  2. ^ http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/BiosHistory/MemBio.cfm?ID=265&body=H
  3. ^ a b "Representative Gabig's Web Profile" Waybackmachine archive of Official site
  4. ^ Thompson, Charlie (January 27, 2010). "Gabig won't seek re-election". The Patriot News. Archived from the original on 2010-01-28.

External links

  • waybackmachine: State Representative Will Gabig official caucus website