Samuel Staten, Jr. is a native Philadelphian. He was educated in the Philadelphia School System and is a product of Germantown High School . He is currently President and Assistant Business Manager of Laborers' Local 332 of the Laborers' International Union of North America.


Sam Staten, Jr. joined Laborers' Local 332 in 1972 and worked (7) years in the field as a laborer. In 1979, he became a Field Representative. In 1986, he became the Local's Recording Secretary. In 1988, he became Secretary-Treasurer. In 1996 he became the Assistant Business Manager and in 2000 he became the President, he still holds both positions.


He is the former Secretary of the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustments and the former President of the Happy Hollow Recreation Center Advisory Council, a non-profit organization which provides social services to youth and senior citizens.


Samuel Staten, Jr. is currently a member of the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment, Legislative member of the family of the Dell East, Board Member of Camp William Penn, Chairman of the Philadelphia Housing Authority Legal Fund, Chairman of the Laborers' Plasterer Tenders Health & Welfare Fund, Delegate to the AFL-CIO, Delegate to the Laborers' District Council of Philadelphia & Vicinity, Delegate to the Philadelphia Building & Construction Trades Council, Auditor to the Laborers' District Council of Philadelphia & Vicinity, Executive Board Member of Laborers' Local 332, a Board Member of the African American Labor Leaders and Executive Board Member of Community Assistance for Prisoners (CAP) a non-profit organization which assist ex-offenders through educational opportunities, job training, and conducting voter registration drives within the prison system. He is a Board Member of the Workforce Investment Board. He is also an Honorary Board Member of the Philadelphia Department of Recreation Boxing Program.


Sam Staten, Jr. is very committed to his job as Assistant Business Manager and President of Laborers' Local 332. He has a natural love and concern for the members and their families and a special interest in helping our youth.


His hobbies include horses, basketball, and billiards.


He is the proud and dedicated father to (6) children and (8) grand children.