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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1931-1932 Republican
1933-1934 Republican
 Counties   Cumberland


08/13/1893 - 01/09/1974

WADE, George Newton, a Representative from Cumberland County; born in Emlenton, Venango County, Pa., August 13, 1893; served, United States Army (World War I); farmer; coal miner; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1931 and 1933 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1935 term; elected, council, Camp Hill Borough; elected, Camp Hill School Board; Eastern Manager, Ohio National Life Insurance Co.; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1941-1974); appointed Joint State Government Commission Sub-Committee on Cooperatives (1945-1946); appointed, Joint State Government Commission Sub-Committee on State-Local Highway Financing (1945-1948); appointed, Joint Legislative Committee on the Susquehanna River Fishways (1947-1948); appointed, Joint Legislative Committee on Group Insurance (1947-1948); appointed, chair, Joint Legislative Committee on Retirement System and Laws (1947-1948); died while in office of the Senate, January 9, 1974.

Archival Collections

The George N. Wade Papers, 1916-1973, (MG-279), The Pennsylvania State Archives, Harrisburg.