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), 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.


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

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

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