Guy Alvin Leader, Sr. (D28) York County 1943-1950
Guy Alvin Leader, Sr., born October 21, 1887, Hametown, Shrewsbury Township, York, York County, Pennsylvania; son of George Michael Leader and Susan A Myers; York Collegiate Institute, teacher certificate, 1900; teacher, all eight grades, Jessop School, York Township, 1900-1910; married, Beulah Naomi Boyer, 1909, children, Mary Elizabeth Leader Hovis, Paul Henry Leader, George Michael Leader, Guy Alvin Leader, Henry Boyer Leader, Margaret Jean Leader Eisenhart, Ruth Lois Leader Collins; engaged, poultry farming, raising cattle; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate 1943-1950; died, October 15, 1978, York, York County, Pennsylvania; interment, Salem Union Cemetery, Jacobus, York County, Pennsylvania.
Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:
President, Pennsylvania Poultry Association where was pioneer poultry industry vaccination and formulation feeds programs; Member, White Rose Lodge Free and Accepted Masons, fifty plus years; 32nd degree Mason; Harrisburg Consistory, 3rd and 4th Body of Mason; Building Committee, Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church, South George Street, York, Pennsylvania.
Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 28th district, York County, 1943-1950.
Son, George Michael Leader, Pennsylvania State Senate, 28th district, York County, 1951-1954; 36th Governor of Pennsylvania, 1955-1959.
Record Advertiser (Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania) Wednesday, October 18, 1978, page 2.