Member Biography

George Washington Hood 

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

COUNTIES: Indiana, Jefferson  


12/01/1846 -

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

Early Life: 

George Washington Hood, born December 1, 1846, Indiana County; the son of James and Martha Trimble Hood; educated at Tuscarora Academy, Juniata County; graduated from Westminster College, Lawrence County, (1870) read law; attorney, Indiana County; married Sarah Ehrenfelt. Interment unknown                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      m;

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Republican, 37th district, Indiana and Jefferson Counties 1885-1886 and 1887-1888, member Federal Relations, Judiciary (General) and Finance Committees.


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