Member Biography

Glen Ramsey Law 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1935-1936       50 Democrat
1937-1938       50 Democrat

COUNTIES: Mercer, Crawford  


05/07/1897 - 11/28/1961

Glen Ramsey Law (D50) Crawford and Mercer Counties 1935-1938

Early Life:

Glen Ramsey Law, born May 7, 1897, Raymilton, Venango County, Pennsylvania; son of Oren B. and Margaret E. Ramsey Law; public school education; veteran, World War I; Delta Phi Sigma, Westminster College, B.S.; University of Pennsylvania, LL.D.; member, Mercer County bar; practice before, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, United States District Court; law practice, Sharpsville, Pennsylvania; secretary, Sharpsville Improvement Association, 1921-1924; Sharpsville Borough Solicitor, 1930-1934; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1935-1938; trial examiner, Federal Power Commission; married, Byrdella Boyd, three children; died, November 28, 1961 (aged 64), Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia; interment, Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia.

Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:

Member, American Legion; Free and Accepted Masons; Protected Home Circle; Sharpsville Service Club; president, Mercer County Service Men’s Association. 

Pennsylvania Politics:

Sharpsville Borough Solicitor, 1930-1934.

Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 50th district, Crawford and Mercer Counties, 1935-1938, committee assignments, Aeronautics, Federal Relations, Insurance, Judiciary (Special), Military Affairs.


Cox, Harold. "Senate Members "L""Wilkes University Election Statistics ProjectWilkes University.

The Pennsylvania Manual, (1935-1936). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 252, 258, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 286.

Berwick Enterprise (Berwick, Pennsylvania) · Wednesday, November 29, 1961 · Page 2. 

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