Member Biography

George Washington Hood 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1885-1886       37 Republican
1887-1888       37 Republican

COUNTIES: Indiana, Jefferson  


12/01/1846 - 02/28/1900

George Washington Hood (R37) Indiana and Jefferson Counties 1885-1888

Early Life: 

George Washington Hood, born December 1, 1845, Indiana County, Pennsylvania; son of James and Martha Trimble Hood; Tuscarora Academy, Juniata County; Westminster College, Lawrence County, 1870; read law; attorney, Indiana County; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1885-1888; married, Sallie E. Ehrenfeld Hood, (d. 1879), married, Adeline Quigg Hewitt, 1888; died, February 28, 1900, heart attack, Indiana, Indiana County, Pennsylvania; interment, Oakland Cemetery and Mausoleum, Indiana, Indiana County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 37th district, Indiana and Jefferson Counties, 1885-1888; committee assignments, Federal Relations, Judiciary (General) and Finance Committees. 


Cox, Harold. "Senate Members H"Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.

Smull’s Legislative Handbook, (1888) Cochran, T.B., Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 643 and 676-677. 

George Washington Hood (1845-1900) - Find a Grave Memorial