Member Biography

George Leffingwell Reed 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1933-1934       15 Republican
1935-1936       15 Republican

COUNTIES: Dauphin  


02/04/1885 - 10/10/1958

George Leffingwell Reed (R15) Dauphin County 1933-1936

Early Life:

George Leffingwell Reed, born February 4, 1885, Brooklyn, King’s County, New York; son of George Edward and Ella Frances Leffingwell Reed; Dickinson College, 1904; Dickinson School of Law (now Penn State Dickinson Law), 1907; admitted, Dauphin County Bar, 1908; attorney; married, Helen Roberta Moorhead, 1911; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1929-1932; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1933-1936; appointed, Local Government Commission, 1935-1939; lawyer, Pennsylvania State Labor Relations Board, 1940-1942; solicitor, Pennsylvania State Labor Relations Agency, 1942-1955; librarian, Dauphin County Law Library, 1955-1958; died, October 10, 1958,  Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; interment, Old Graveyard, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, Dauphin County, 1929-1932.

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 15th district, Dauphin County, 1933-1936.

Appointed, Local Government Commission, 1935-1939.

Pennsylvania House of Representatives Biography:

Official Website - PA House Archives Official Website (


Father, George Edward Reed, President, Dickinson College, 1889-1911.


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

George Leffingwell Reed (1885-1958) - Find a Grave Memorial